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How Berlin Reckons with Its Past Each and Every Day

Outside Nordbahnhof station, where Bernauer Straße rises up the hill between the districts of Mitte and Wedding, there is a grassy field where the Berlin Wall once stood. It occupies the former death strip, the no-mans land between the inner and outer walls o…
bubmag
December 10, 2019
Checkpoint

Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie to get a facelift

Berlin's iconic Checkpoint Charlie will undergo a drastic facelift after the city government reached consensus on moving forward with a contested redevelopment plan on Tuesday. The former border crossing once divided the city into the communist East and the …
bubmag
December 4, 2019