Category: eastberlin

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.

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.

East Berlin Friedrichstrasse, at the corner wi…

East Berlin Friedrichstrasse, at the corner with Mohrenstrasse in 1984. Events on the posters are to celebrate 35 years of the DDR.

A broken statue confronts the Berlin Wall in 1…

A broken statue confronts the Berlin Wall in 1988.

West Berlin Scheidemannstrasse at the junction…

West Berlin Scheidemannstrasse at the junction with Ebertstrasse in 1988. The Reichstag building is behind the camera left. 

The Berlin Wall somewhere near the previous po…

The Berlin Wall somewhere near the previous posting in 1988.

West Berlin Treptower Strasse near the junctio…

West Berlin Treptower Strasse near the junction with Kiefholzstrasse, which was on East Berlin territory, in 1988. 

West Berlin 197, Bernauer Strasse. Click here …

West Berlin 197, Bernauer Strasse. Click here to see a later shot from the same place in 1986.