"When one door closes, another door opens. Usually a refrigerator."
With the demolition of the pub "Zum Lindethal" in the German city of Gera, the Ballhaus (Ballroom) Gera was built around 1910. It soon became known as the "Gesellschaftshaus Wintergarten" ("Society House Winter Garden").
Things really got down to business in the ballroom and the restaurant - celebrations, carnivals, live performances and dances took place here regularly. The rooms were also used for conferences and exhibitions, and a choir had its permanent premises in the conservatory - and in 1924 and 1925 the ballroom even had its own orchestra....(more)
The Kohlmühle district is the smallest part of the community of Hohnstein in the Saxon Switzerland region and is located in the valley of the river Sebnitz.
The impressive building of the Kohlmühle linoleum factory is characteristic of this place. Due to its brick construction, it is a listed building. In 1901/1902 the industrial factory for paper and cardboard production was opened. Another company took over the factory in 1906 with a focus on the production of artificial leather and oilcloth. In 1921, the production of table and print linoleum began. In 1931, the company...(more)
It was still morning, when Toeppi from "Fotodokumentationen" and I left the World War II air-raid shelter in Berlin to go check out three more locations - an abandoned chapel, an old retirement home and a field hospital. The two first spots are almost right next to each other; only a few hundred meters separate them from each other. It took us about 45 minutes to get there. There was plenty of parking space, and we decided to check out the chapel first. It was built together with a cemetery during the final days of World War II to bury soldiers and refugees that had died in the nearby military hospital that was operated by the Luftwaffe....(more)
Gräfenthal. Es gibt sie in Thüringen und auch im Rest von Deutschland. Manche sind klein und unscheinbar, andere groß und schon von Weitem zu sehen. Die Rede ist von alten Ruinen, auch Lost Places genannt, in denen die Zeit still zu stehen scheint und die von der Menschheit zum Verfall verurteilt sind.
With Stalinist architecture, a prominent bust of Lenin and posters extolling the motherland, the desolate mining town of Pyramiden is one of the last Soviet outposts in the Arctic.
In Berlin gibt es viele verlassene Orte. Lost Places haben schon seit jeher einen gewissen Reiz und sind deshalb auch gut besucht. Wenn Sie selbst ein wenig Nervenkitzel empfinden wollen, sollten Sie trotzdem auf einige Dinge achten: Es darf nichts verändert, geklaut, beschmutzt oder besprüht werden.