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Benedikt Goebel
Jürgen Wetzel (Ed.)

Der Umbau Alt-Berlins zum modernen Stadtzentrum

Planungs-, Bau- und Besitzgeschichte des historischen Berliner Stadtkerns im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (Schriftenreihe des Landesarchivs Berlin, hrsg. von Jürgen Wetzel, Bd. 6)
Hardcover with dust jacket
16 x 23.7 cm
554 pages
206 pictures
ISBN 978-3-935455-31-2

€ 98,00  Out of print
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Many European metropolises were radically modernized after World War II. This publication explores this process and its long history using the example of old Berlin, a city that is internationally considered to be a prominent site of contemporary architecture and modern urban development. This detailed study focuses on the question why the urban developers of Berlin placed no value on the preservation or recovery of historical streets, places and architectural monuments during the recon This richly illustrated publication is the first monograph on the transformation of the historical Berlin city center into the modern city center. It contains more than 300, mostly previously unpublished, plans and photos.

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