1905 Construction completed on the new building for the Handwerkervereinshaus on Sophienstraße.
1919 Communist Karl Liebknecht comes to the site to give his first speech following his release from jail.
1960s-1980s Used as the workshop for the Maxim Gorki Theater.
1996 Sophiensæle launches with the premiere of Sasha Waltz’s Allee der Kosmonauten.
2011 Reopens after six months of renovations.