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Prenzlauer Berg is a former borough of Berlin situated in the eastern part of the city. In 2001 Prenzlauer Berg was combined with the former boroughs Pankow and Weißensee under the name of Pankow. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Pankow is a borough of Berlin. ...


After German reunification in 1990 Prenzlauer Berg soon attracted young people with its alternative lifestyle, often referred to as hipsters. German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) took place on October 3, 1990, when the areas of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR, in English commonly called East Germany) were incorporated into the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, in English commonly called West Germany). After the GDRs first free elections on 18... This article is about the year. ... A hipster is a person who derives their identity largely through their association with a subculture which has been deemed hip, a word taken from African American Vernacular English (AAVE). ...

Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, Kastanienallee
Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, Kastanienallee

- Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin: Kastanienallee converging with Schönhauser Allee at subway station Eberswalder Str. ... Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin: Kastanienallee converging with Schönhauser Allee at subway station Eberswalder Str. ...


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Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, Wasserturm (Water Tower). The English Waterworks Company finished construction on this tower in 1875, designed by Henry Gill.

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Photo taken by Damon Allen Davison on 2004-12-23 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Photo taken by Damon Allen Davison on 2004-12-23 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...


History

Prenzlauer Berg was developed during the second half of the 19th century based on an urban planning design from 1862 by James Hobrecht, the so-called Hobrecht Plan for Berlin. Envisaged as a working-class district, its tenement houses (in German: Mietskasernen) were mainly inhabited by intellectuals, artists, and students in the former German Democratic Republic. Since German reunification, Prenzlauer Berg's urban apartment block structures have, for the most part, been renovated. This and rising property values have led to more wealthy residents moving into some areas of the borough. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Urban, city, or town planning, deals with the physical, social and economic development of metropolitan regions, municipalities and neighborhoods. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Disambiguation Page Global Depositary Receipt East Germany ...


Older buildings like the water tower, near Kollwitzplatz, or the Prater Beer Garden in Kastanienallee, as well as the old breweries still give an impression of the days when Prenzlauer Berg was part of so-called Steinerne Berlin (Rocky Berlin) as described by author Werner Hegemann in 1930. The mushroom-shaped concrete water tower of Roihuvuori in Helsinki, Finland was built in the 1970s. ... Werner Hegemann was born in Mannheim, Germany June 15, 1881, died in New York City, April 12, 1936. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


Prenzlauer Berg today

Countless pubs, restaurants, cafés, galleries and little shops create a day and nightlife atmosphere unrivalled in the rest of Berlin. A public house, usually known as a pub, is a drinking establishment found mainly in the Great Britain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other countries influenced by British cultural heritage. ... Coffeehouse in Damascus This article is about an establishment where coffee is sold and consumed. ... Nightlife is the collective term for any entertainment that is available and more popular from the late evening into the early hours of the morning. ...


Kollwitzplatz and Helmholtzplatz with weekly street markets, the former breweries Kulturbrauerei and Pfefferberg and Kastanienallee are the hot spots of interest. Prenzlauer Berg also boasts one of the most important gay scenes in Berlin - especially in the area around U-bahnhof Schönhauser Allee Street markets such as this one in Rue Mouffetard, Paris are still common in France. ...


Places of Interest

The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ... Graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York A cemetery is a place (usually an enclosed area of land) in which dead bodies are buried. ... Max Liebermann in 1904 Max Liebermann (July 20, 1847 in Berlin - February 8, 1935) was a German painter. ... Giacomo Meyerbeer Giacomo Meyerbeer (September 5, 1791 – May 2, 1864) was a noted opera composer, and the first great exponent of Grand Opera. ... A synagogue (בית כנסת beit knesset in Hebrew meaning a house of assembly or שול shul in Yiddish) is a Jewish place of religious worship. ... A church building (or simply church) is a building used in Christian worship. ... Disambiguation Page Global Depositary Receipt East Germany ... Berlin Wall on June 7, 2003 The Berlin Wall (German: Die Berliner Mauer) was a long barrier separating West Berlin from East Berlin and the surrounding territory of East Germany. ...

External links

  • Map of Prenzlauer Berg in 1836 [1]
  • Map of Prenzlauer Berg in 1893 [2]
  • Map of Prenzlauer Berg in 1961 [3]
  • Map of Prenzlauer Berg in 1989 [4]


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Prenzlauer Berg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (319 words)
Prenzlauer Berg is a former borough of Berlin situated in the eastern part of the city.
In 2001 Prenzlauer Berg was combined with the former boroughs Pankow and Weißensee under the name of Pankow.
Prenzlauer Berg was developed during the second half of the 19th century based on an urban planning design from 1862 by James Hobrecht, the so-called Hobrecht Plan for Berlin.
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