CENTRAL BERLIN: SCHEUNENVIERTEL
From the mid-19th-century onwards, the Scheunenviertel (“barn quarter”) was home to thousands of poor Jewish migrants. After World War II the area was entirely neglected and fell into decay. It has been rejuvenated in recent decades and many historic merchants’ yards and narrow side streets have been restored, reviving the quarter’s unique and lively character. With its new restaurants, galleries and shops, the district has become fashionable. The tragic history of its former inhabitants, however, remains unforgotten.
1. Oranienburger Straße
Mitte, between Friedrichstr. ...