Prenzlauer Berg ~ sidewalk cafes, Berlin’s oldest beer garden, and fashion boutiques between restaurants and bars make the former working class district of Prenzlauer Berg, or Prenzl’berg, a great place to people-watch. After German reunification in 1990 Prenzlauer Berg became a center for Berlin's bohemian youth, while more recently it has experienced gentrification. It’s one of the most desirable places to live among artsy singles and young couples. #Berlin #Prenzlauer_Berg

Prenzlauer Berg ~ sidewalk cafes, Berlin’s oldest beer garden, and fashion boutiques between restaurants and bars make the former working class district of Prenzlauer Berg, or Prenzl’berg, a great place to people-watch. After German reunification in 1990 Prenzlauer Berg became a center for Berlin's bohemian youth, while more recently it has experienced gentrification. It’s one of the most desirable places to live among artsy singles and young couples. #Berlin #Prenzlauer_Berg

I stood by the Berlin Wall which no longer exists, and cried as I saw all the white crosses representing people who were shot for trying to cross the wall into freedom

I stood by the Berlin Wall which no longer exists, and cried as I saw all the white crosses representing people who were shot for trying to cross the wall into freedom

Photograph:After German reunification, the Reichstag in Berlin once again became a parliament building in 1999.

Photograph:After German reunification, the Reichstag in Berlin once again became a parliament building in 1999.

Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, national symbol of today's Germany and its reunification in 1990.

Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, national symbol of today's Germany and its reunification in 1990.

25 things you probably didn’t know about the Berlin Wall — RT News-Announcement that the Wall would open

25 things you probably didn’t know about the Berlin Wall — RT News-Announcement that the Wall would open

MIDDLE RHINE Deutsches Eck - replacement statue.  With German Reunification in 1990, the German Corner no longer served as a symbol of the aspiration for a united Germany. Thus, a discussion arose regarding a remodelling of the plaza. Critics considered the reinstallation of the equestrian statue of Wilhelm I as out of time and improper, whereas promoters saw the opportunity for tourist benefits. As the owner of the site, any decision to reinstall a statue of Wilhelm I rested with the…

MIDDLE RHINE Deutsches Eck - replacement statue. With German Reunification in 1990, the German Corner no longer served as a symbol of the aspiration for a united Germany. Thus, a discussion arose regarding a remodelling of the plaza. Critics considered the reinstallation of the equestrian statue of Wilhelm I as out of time and improper, whereas promoters saw the opportunity for tourist benefits. As the owner of the site, any decision to reinstall a statue of Wilhelm I rested with the…

Originally opened in 1928 as a department store, the property that now houses Soho House Berlin was seized by the wartime government before being occupied by the post-war, Communist regime until 1956. It was then used to house the Communist Party archives and the Central Committee’s Historical Institution. After German reunification the building was legally returned to the descendents of its original owners, and remained empty until the hotel was opened.

Originally opened in 1928 as a department store, the property that now houses Soho House Berlin was seized by the wartime government before being occupied by the post-war, Communist regime until 1956. It was then used to house the Communist Party archives and the Central Committee’s Historical Institution. After German reunification the building was legally returned to the descendents of its original owners, and remained empty until the hotel was opened.

Berlin - Deutschland    Potsdamer Platz at dusk. Buildings by Renzo Piano, Hans Kollhoff and Helmut Jahn, part of the redevelopment of Potsdamer Platz after the German Reunification. You can also see a piece of the Berliner Mauer in front of the U-Bahn Classic musical instruments

Berlin - Deutschland Potsdamer Platz at dusk. Buildings by Renzo Piano, Hans Kollhoff and Helmut Jahn, part of the redevelopment of Potsdamer Platz after the German Reunification. You can also see a piece of the Berliner Mauer in front of the U-Bahn Classic musical instruments

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