Friedrich Hollaender and his Tingel-Tangel-Theater

Friedrich Hollaender was a leading figure of the literary and musical scene during the Golden Twenties and during the rise of the Nazis. Follow us to visit the historical site of his “Tingel-Tangel-Theater”, where Marlene Dietrich had an acclaimed appearance in … Continue reading →

Stubenrauchstrasse Cemetery

The cemetery in the Stubenrauchstrasse in Berlin-Friedenau, founded in 1881, is situated near our office and one of the most interesting and picturesque in Berlin. Come with us to visit the graves of public figures such as the composer Ferruccio Busoni, … Continue reading →

Oppressive Architecture

Not far from our office, the heavy-load bearing body – not only a verbal monstrosity – is the last concrete witness of Adolf Hitler’s and Albert Speer’s 1937 plans to convert Berlin into the megalomaniac world capital of “Germania”. Main … Continue reading →

Concentration Camp Prenzlauer Berg

I had a look around the old water tower in the district of Prenzlauer Berg after my genealogy class at the local adult education center last weekend and I came across this memorial plate commemorating an early national socialist concentration … Continue reading →