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Potsdamer Platz© Marine Leduc

Berlin Wall 30
30th Anniversary of the Wall's fall

The wall that divided Germany and Berlin fell in 1989. What changes have the country and the city seen since then? And where does one still find traces of the previous borders? Walks and tours along the places where the wall once stood.

In front of the Tacheles in Berlin, in the 90s Courtesy Martin Reiter, Kunsthaus Tacheles Archive

The Big Pond #48
Legacies of the Berlin Wall

“It was chaos, it was total chaos.” When the Berlin Wall unexpectedly fell in 1989, it triggered a time of massive flux for the newly reunited capital of Germany. Subcultures and international trends combined with other creative forces to establish Berlin as a mecca for artists. For The Big Pond, KCRW Berlin speaks to Berliners who helped build the city’s lasting legacy.

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