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Hamburger Bahnhof is a former train station in Berlin, Germany on Invalidenstraße in the Berlin-Tiergarten district opposite the Charité. Severely damaged during World War II, it has not been used as a station since then. (North-bound long distance trains from Berlin now leave from Berlin Hauptbahnhof, the former Lehrter Bahnhof, which is just 400m to the south-west.) It found a new use in 1987 as the Museum für Gegenwart, which exhibits modern and contemporary art. Passengers bustle around the typical grand edifice of Londons Broad Street station in 1865. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... Location of the Tiergarten neighborhood View within the Tiergarten Tiergarten (Animal Garden) is the name of both a large park in Berlin and a neighborhood within the borough of Mitte. ... The Charité is the largest university hospital in Europe. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Berlin Hauptbahnhof Berlin Ostbahnhof was named Berlin Hauptbahnhof from 1987 to 1998. ... This article has been translated, and needs attention from someone approaching dual fluency. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ...

Between 2004 and 2010, the Museum für Gegenwart shows parts of the Friedrich Christian Flick Collection, a major collection of contemporary art. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

The station was built according to Friedrich Neuhaus' plans in 1846/47 as the starting point of the Berlin-Hamburg railroad, it is the only still existing terminus building in Berlin from the late classic period, and counts as one of the oldest station buildings in Germany. Location Coordinates Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country NUTS Region DE6 First Mayor Ole von Beust (CDU) Governing party CDU Votes in Bundesrat 3 (from 69) Basic statistics Area  755 km² (292 sq mi) Population 1,754,317 (11/2006)[1]  - Density 2,324 /km² (6,018... Terminal Station was also the name of a railway station in Chattanooga, Tennessee; see Chattanooga Choo Choo. ... Classicism door in Olomouc, The Czech Republic Teatr Wielki in Warsaw Church La Madeleine in Paris Classicism, in the arts, refers generally to a high regard for classical antiquity, as setting standards for taste which the classicist seeks to emulate. ...

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Coordinates: 52°31′42″N, 13°22′20″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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Hamburger Bahnhof - Berlin (656 words)
Standing near the site where an enormous new railroad station is being constructed in the heart of Berlin, the Hamburger Bahnhof is a station from the 19th century which has been gloriously preserved and converted into the
The museum is one of the three venues of the state museum for the exhibition of modern art; here the focus is on contemporary work.
The Hamburger Bahnhof, a welcome venue for art lovers and already highly popular with Berliners, is an example of intelligent recycling of a valuable old building for new purposes, both respecting and highlighting the best of the old while adapting for current needs.
Hamburger english (1372 words)
The consequences are clear enough: the Hamburger Bahnhof wants to be a Museum for the Present and not a museum of modern art.
According to this principle the Hamburger Bahnhof doesn't attempt to be a neutral space, it doesn't 'dress itself up' as an already established cultural place, charged with value (like the historic homes transformed into museums).
And the organizers give the assurance that the Hamburger Bahnhof is a museum in movement par excellence, ready to make room for new things, to transfer what would seem to have become a classic of the modern to another place.
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