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Baumhaus an der Mauer (Treehouse on the Wall): Bethaniendamm 23, 10997 Berlin

Podcast Episode 74 l The Berlin Wall Treehouse

Osman Kalin, the man behind the Treehouse, was a Turkish worker who had come to Berlin in search of a better life. Undeterred by the restrictions and tensions of the divided city, he found solace in a...

Baumhaus an der Mauer (Treehouse on the Wall): Bethaniendamm 23, 10997 Berlin

The Treehouse on the Berlin Wall: A Symbol of Resilience and Hope

Amidst the imposing concrete structure of the Berlin Wall, a symbol of division and oppression, stood an unlikely oasis of defiance and hope – the Baumhaus an der Mauer, or the Treehouse on the Wall. ...

This image of the Berlin Wall was taken in 1986 by Thierry Noir at Bethaniendamm in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

The Berlin Wall Fell On November 9, 1989

The Berlin Wall was a literal symbol of the iron curtain and the cold war, which divided east and west Germany. It was built in 1961 and fell in 1989.

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Podcast Episode 73 l The Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall Fell On November 9, 1989. As the cold war started to fizzle out, with revolutions and unrest all across the Eastern Bloc, the spokesman for the Communist Party of East Berlin was meant...