Category: eastberlin

Berlin March ‘86.

Berlin March ‘86.

Berlin 1986, a winter view.

Berlin 1986, a winter view.

Berlin Kleine Hamburger Strasse March 2018.

Berlin Kleine Hamburger Strasse March 2018.

Torstrasse, at the corner with Kleine Hamburge…

Torstrasse, at the corner with Kleine Hamburger Strasse. Torstrasse, in the days of the DDR, was called Wilhelm-Piek-Strasse, after the first Staatspräsident of the DDR. Picture taken March 2018.

Berliner Dom March 2018. On this side of the D…

Berliner Dom March 2018. On this side of the Dom there was a chapel which survived the war intact, the ‘Denkmalskirche’. This was dedicated to the glory of the Hohenzollern dynasty, the royal house of the German Empire. The Communist DDR authorities insisted on its destruction, but allowed the main church buildings to be restored by the Evangelical Church who were responsible for the rebuilding. 

The Altes Museum in Berlin, seen from Am Lustg…

The Altes Museum in Berlin, seen from Am Lustgarten in March 2018. Spring is later this year, so the bare trees allow the view normally blocked by their leaves.

Berlin Palais am Festungsgraben and the Zeugha…

Berlin Palais am Festungsgraben and the Zeughaus, a winter view 2018.

Berlin 2018. The rear of the war memorial, the…

Berlin 2018. The rear of the war memorial, the Neue Wache, visible in the winter when the trees are bare.

Berlin Dircksenstrasse. An archway under the S…

Berlin Dircksenstrasse. An archway under the S-Bahn viaduct. The posters in the middle announce events which don’t really explain themselves, but involve names like Riky Rick and Vic Crezée. Pic taken April 2017.

Berlin Dircksenstrasse 2017.

Berlin Dircksenstrasse 2017.