Berlin, Germany

Berlin

MARCH 28, 2009 – APRIL 11, 2009

Berlin is the capital and largest city in Germany, as well as the second most populous city in the European Union. Prior to becoming the capital of reunified Germany in 1990, Berlin was first the capital of the Kingdom of Prussia (1701-1918), the German Empire (1871-1918), the Weimar Republic (1919-1933), and the Third Reich (1933-1945). Given the political diversity that has occurred over the years, it is to no surprise that today Berlin is the host of 147 foreign embassies, establishing itself as a major world political center … [ for more purchase CIVIC INTIMACY ]

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Pariser Platz

Berlin, Germany

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Pariser Platz is located at the heart of reunified Berlin and sits just south of the Reichstag. The square itself has gone through many changes in its history and is best known today for its centerpiece, the Brandenburg Gate. During World War II this area was heavily damaged but has since been restored, quite recently in fact, to the grand square that is seen today … [ for more purchase CIVIC INTIMACY ]