Who owns the city?

Die Yuppies machen durch ihre Eigentumswohnungen meine Miete teurer. ūüôĀ It does not need any further comment. The phrase is written on a great white wall in front of a house near the new “Hip” Caf√© and the “Hip” Bar in the Richardstra√üe (Neuk√∂lln). ¬†What is striking to me is that I was noticing thisRead more about Who owns the city?[…]

Homes (no longer theirs)

This building site was particularly interesting because though the apartment building had been torn down, the remnants of personalized private spaces like kitchens and bathrooms were left, imprinted onto the walls, the peeling wallpaper waving like flags of surrender in the breeze.¬† This space is prime real estate, placed in Mitte, near Oranienburger Strasse, oneRead more about Homes (no longer theirs)[…]