Curb-side symbolism as Berlin rebuilds

Kim, Lucian
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/23/99, Vol. 91 Issue 60, p1
Discusses the fate of the Palace of the Republic in Berlin, Germany. The building's need for restoration; The building's symbolism as part of the former East Germany; Changes in Berlin since the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989; Views of Chancellor Gerhard Schroder about the building; Brief history of the palace; Proposal to demolish the palace; Those who wish to renovate it fully.


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