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James Hobrecht: The man who built Berlin

James Hobrecht created the Berlin that we see today; read more about his story here.

History

Berlin’s water pumps: What’s up with those green water fountains?

As you walk around Berlin, you might notice green water fountains. What are they, what's behind their […]

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Waiting in line: Berlin’s most legendary queues

Queues are an important part of life in Berlin. For Berghain, for basic public services, to get […]

Berlin

Stunning staircases: A guide to Berlin’s most amazing steps

Brutalist, Baroque, palatial, 'Plattenbau' - Berlin's architectural styles run the gamut, and the secret staircases across the […]

Architecture

It all comes tumbling down: 11 historic demolitions in Berlin

Call in the demolition team! For better or worse, here are 11 historical examples of Berlin buildings […]

Architecture

Brutalism in Berlin: 12 iconic buildings

Bold and beautifully austere, here are our 12 most striking examples of Brutalist architecture in Berlin.

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