Category: ddr

An East Berlin tram at Friedrichstrasse in 198…

An East Berlin tram at Friedrichstrasse in 1985. Behind it on the right the skeleton of girders is the old Friedrichstadt-Palast under demolition due to unsafe foundations next to the river.

East Berlin, the Market Hall fountain near Ale…

East Berlin, the Market Hall fountain near Alexanderplatz. Beyond the railway viaduct the buildings on Dircksenstrasse can be seen. Picture from 1986.

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Checkpoint Charlie, the real one, in 1985.

Checkpoint Charlie, the real one, in 1985.

West Berlin Zimmerstrasse 1984. 

West Berlin Zimmerstrasse 1984. 

A new scan of an old post.

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“Im Haushalt unserer Zeit eroberten sich Schau…

“Im Haushalt unserer Zeit eroberten sich Schaumstofferzeugnisse einen festen Platz.”

Inserat in “Guter Rat”, DDR 1974

A broken statue confronts the Berlin Wall in 1…

A broken statue confronts the Berlin Wall in 1988.

“Elegant und doch zweckmäßig gekleidet durch O…

“Elegant und doch zweckmäßig gekleidet durch Obertrikotagen aus Wolcrylon”

Inserat in “Neues Leben”, DDR 1958

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