Between 1936 and 1938 a young engineer named Konrad Zuse – who was born on this day in 1910 in Wilmersdorf and later lived with his family in Wrangelkiez in Kreuzberg – was busy re-decorating his parents´ living room in the house at Number 10. 592 more words
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A passage connecting two historical cemeteries in Bergmannstraße in Kreuzberg was created by tearing down a section of an old family tomb.
The cemeteries in Bergmannstraße are among the most beautiful burial grounds in Berlin and are the last resting place of many prominent Berliners, with Gustav Stresemann (German Chancellor, Secretary for Foreign Affairs in the days of the Weimar Republic week as Peace Nobel Price winner in 1926), theologist and philosopher Friedrich Daniel Schleiermacher and his intellectual sparring-partner and now also eternal neighbour, theologist Philipp Konrad Marheineke) among others.
Top of the Cross Hill: to of the Kreuzberg in the Viktoria Park, looking down towards Grossbeerenstrasse and the Landwehrkanal.
The switched-off waterfall (in summer water is pumped uphill by the machines hidden inside a small red-brick building next to the restaurant at the foot of the Kreuzberg) offers a great and pretty unique opportunity: you can climb up that hill along the dry waterfall bed.
Ever wondered what sort of things float and swim in the Landwehrkanal – which, by the way, celebrated its 165th birthday a week ago?
The answer is, of course, plenty of different things: hundreds of bikes, shopping trolleys, toy prams, shoes, handbags, rucksacks, etc. 216 more words