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DID YOU KNOW THAT ABOUT BERLIN: NOT SEEING THE TIERGARTEN (F)OR THE TREES

Did you know that before the outbreak of the Second World Berlin’s Tiergarten, the oldest park in the city established in the 1840s west of Berlin but now enjoying a … Continue reading

Mar 17, 2020 · 1 Comment

Protected: TODAY IN BERLIN: FIRE AND FURY AT THE KROLL-OPERA

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THE KLINGELBRÜCKE OR WHY IT PAYS TO READ FONTANE

In November 1872 Theodor Fontane – journalist, author, glorious hypochondriac and Berlin´s most famous ex-apothecary (he worked, among others, in the hospital pharmacy at the Bethanien Hospital in Kreuzberg) – … Continue reading

Nov 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

BERLIN BRUSHES: MAX LIEBERMANN

To celebrate the first proper snowfall this winter here is another wonderful Berlin painting: “Snow in the Tiergarten” – view from Max Liebermann´s studio at Pariser Platz as seen by … Continue reading

Jan 6, 2016

GET ON THE SLOW TRAIN

Let us take a pause from the fast-paced day and enjoy another wonderful film about the old Berlin. This time, courtesy of the Stadtmuseum Berlin, we have a unique chance … Continue reading

Dec 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

BERLIN PAST PERFECT: HERE´S WHERE THE STORY ENDS

Two East German girls standing at the border post in Unter den Linden / Pariser Platz before the Brandenburg Gate, with the West Berlin Siegessäule visible in the background (1960s … Continue reading

Aug 31, 2015

SUMMER IN THE CITY: SPLASHING IN THE TIERGARTEN

Hot summer in the city and Berlin’s oldest park, the Tiergarten, in the 1950s: people did with what they had and they obviously made the best of it. Sometimes with … Continue reading

Aug 26, 2015

YOU ARE HERE: FLOATING IN TIERGARTEN

Here is a lovely image of a lady relaxing in an inflatable boat on a little lake in Berlin´s oldest park, the Tiergarten, some time in the early 1950s. With … Continue reading

Feb 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

BERLIN BRUSHES: TIERGARTEN BY LESSER URY

Feb 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

KEMPERPLATZ IN BERLIN-TIERGARTEN

  This beautiful plaza on the southern edge of the park of Tiergarten, once of the finest and most frequented places in Berlin, is completely gone today. What remains is … Continue reading

Jan 21, 2015

SPOTTED IN PASSING: NEW LAND

Despite my apparent “total, utter and complete” Kreuzbergophilia, I do venture out of SW61/SO36 to enjoy the beauty of many other corners of the city, too. And although the air … Continue reading

Feb 16, 2014

SPOTTED IN PASSING: DIE GOLDELSE

Spotted during an impromptu walk through Moabit and Tiergarten: Die Goldelse (Siegessäule) above Berlin.

Feb 4, 2014 · 7 Comments

WALKING THROUGH BERLIN IN 1929

Another diamond dug up on You Tube a while ago will be perfect viewing now that we are on the brink of summer ourselves. Filmed in Berlin in the summer … Continue reading

Apr 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

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