Detlev Rohwedder Government Building, Berlin Photos

The Detlev Rohwedder Finance ministry for Germany building was originally built (1935-6) by architect Ernst Sagebiel. It served as Luftwaffe HQ in WWII and survived the war unbombed. It then served as USSR occupation HQ & East German GDR offices (1945-89). It is noted for its Socialist Realist "Building the Republic" mural (1952) by Max Lingner.

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Detlev Rohwedder Finance ministry for Germany building (former Luftwaffe HQ in WWII. Berlin, Germany.Detlev Rohwedder building which served as USSR occupation HQ & East German GDR offices. Berlin, Germany.Arcade location of Building the Republic mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.
Detlev Rohwedder Finance ministry for Germany building (1935-6) (former Luftwaffe HQ in WWII (across from Topography of Terror). Berlin, Germany. Architect: Ernst Sagebiel.Detlev Rohwedder building which served as USSR occupation HQ & East German GDR offices (1945-89). Berlin, Germany.Arcade location of Building the Republic mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.
Panorama representation of "Building the Republic" mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.
Panorama representation of "Building the Republic" mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.
Section Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.
Section Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Section Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.
Children detail of Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Tractor & wheat harvest detail of Building the Republic socialist mural by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.

Children detail of Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.Tractor & wheat harvest detail of Building the Republic socialist mural (1952) by Max Lingner at Detlev Rohwedder. Berlin, Germany.


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