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The Scheunenviertel in Berlin

By October 19, 2012

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Translated caption: Berlin 1933: Street scene in Grenadier Street (now Almstadt Street) in the so-called "Scheunenviertel." Sale of bread and rolls from a wooden cart.


The "Scheunenviertel" (Barn Quarter) was an area near the center of Berlin, north of the city wall. Barns ("Scheunen") were not allowed in the city due to the fire danger from the straw. In the 18th century, Jews were ordered to live in this area and influenced its culture. Note the older, Jewish man on the left hand side of the picture.

ADN-ZB/Archiv Berlin 1933: Straßenszene in der Grenadierstraße (heute Almstadtstraße) im sogenannten "Scheunenviertel". Aufn.: P. Buch [Berlin, Grenadierstraße (heute Almstadtstraße).- Verkauf von Brot und Schrippen von einem Holzkarren] Depicted place Berlin Date 1933 Photographer Buch, P. Institution

Photo German Bundesarchiv CC by SA

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October 22, 2012 at 7:33 pm
(1) gnesa says:

love all the articles and of course the recipes………my back ground is of course german and I have to adapt the recipes a bit,because I don,t tolerate gluten keep up the good work!

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