The Fichtebunker in Kreuzberg is the only surviving large bunker of its kind in Germany. Interestingly, the facade of this building, erected between 1874 and 1876, gives away little about the actual purpose of the building. It was originally a substation of the Kreuzberg gas company, serving as a gasometer for the city's street lights. The advancing electrification of the …more
Some of the greatest legends of our time are intertwined with the so-called Fuehrer’s Bunker. At the same time, this bunker was just one of many in the government quarter around Wilhelmstraße and did not even have the capacity of a typical public air raid shelter. In hindsight its size has quite often been mis- or overrepresented.
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In the summer of 2005 the district council of Reinickendorf approached the association with the question, if we would be interested in putting together a concept for the use of an operating theatre bunker located on the grounds of the Humboldthain hospital on Teichstrasse. Upon inspection of the site, it was clear that this was an extremely well preserved structure …more