Photo Friday: UBahn station at Heidelberger Platz

The appearance and design of of Berlin’s UBahn stations varies widely from place to place reflecting their past as components of different trains sytems and their time in service to divided city.

Berlin’s ‘rental barracks’

For those of us who have fallen in love with Berlin’s altbau (literally, “old build”) apartments, it may seem hard to believe that these were once considered tenement housing.