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Whosecityisit?

How has Berlin changed since 1990 and who influenced the changes?

The former border strip along Mühlenstraße went through many changes after 1989: From a disused area of wasteland, it became a project site for artmakers and a trailer camp, a magnet for investors interested in development, and a contested public space with Berlin’s most visited tourist attraction. All the people involved appropriated the site in their own way. Many left a lasting stamp on the area, others just passed through. Here, monument-protection and urban-planning professionals, investors, residents of Berlin and artists answer the question: Whose city is it?

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