An exhibition about the Berlin Wall at the site of the former Checkpoint Charlie border-crossing in Kruezberg near Mitte shows documentary photographs of the late American artist Keith Haring famously painting the wall in the 1980s. Some of the images are from the archives of the former stasi or East German secret police.
Official municipal bike-parking signage with the coat-of-arms logo of Charlottenberg-Wilmersdorf in Berlin.
Mysterious logo stencil street art in the Hackescher Market area of Mitte, Berlin.
The massive, spacious, glass-sheathed central train station or hauptbahnhof in Berlin.
The diverse selection of daily newspapers and magazines in the rooftop cafe at the Casa Camper hotel in Berlin. Among the wonderful selection of titles: the International Herald Tribune, Die Welt, Berliner Zeitung, Financial Times, Electronic Beats, Mitteschon.
Large street-art painting of Marlon Brando’s iconic image from the Francis Ford Coppola film “The Godfather” in the Hackescher Market area of Mitte, Berlin.
We stumbled upon this super-colorful apartment building in the western part of Kreuzberg in Berlin. With a few coats of paint, an ordinarily drab and plain building has been transformed into a local landmark.
The haunting “West” and “Ost” (“East”) mirrors in the epic grand staircase at the Martin Gropius Bau art museum in Mitte, in Berlin. The museum’s location is on a street that was once the border along which the infamous Berlin Wall ran. The Wall was literally a stone’s throw from the where the “Ost” mirror now hangs.
This funny, clever billboard for the German energy company Vattenfall in Berlin incorporates a ladder and a life-size mannequin of uniformed worker climbing it.
More Berlin street art in Hackescher Market, in the Scheunenviertel area of Mitte.