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Storming of the Stasi Headquarters on January 15, 1990

For many, 15 January 1990 was the day the GDR's last bastion fell. These pictures allow us […]

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Drunk in Berlin: A hammered history from the Imperial Era to the Fall of the Wall

A look back at the many (many) ways Berliners have shared a drink, throughout the city's history. […]

Politics

Red Flag: Berlin finally changed two colonial street names. What took so long?

In the African Quarter in Wedding, Lüderitzstraße and Nachtigalplatz are no more. Nathaniel Flakin wonders: what took […]

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 […]

Photos

Berlin from above: Historical aerial photos show the city from the air

These beautiful aerial photographs show the changing landscape of Berlin down the years. From it's prewar splendour, […]

Berlin history

Historical maps of Berlin: from 1600 to 1920

Berlin has changed a lot over the years. Here are twelve maps that show how the city […]

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