Tripping Stones in Berlin

Web portal: Coordination centre Stolpersteine Berlin

Verlegung eines Stolpersteins.
The artist Gunter Demnig lays a Stolperstein© Stolpersteine

Public interest in the commemorative brass blocks known as Stolpersteine (literally ‘stumbling blocks’) remains undiminished. The blocks are embedded in pavements in cities throughout Germany in memory of the victims of the Nazi terror. A new web portal commissioned by the project’s coordinators in Berlin (Koordinierungsstelle Stolpersteine Berlin) Öffnet den Link in einem neuen documents all of the Stolpersteine placed in Berlin to date. The portal provides a topographic overview of the Stolpersteine placed throughout the city. Its advanced search functions will enable users to access information on individual Stolpersteine and conduct searches by location, name and other details as well as site-specific data.
The portal’s versatile search and analytical functions will enable users to research data on victims by age, official grounds for persecution, assignment to forced labour programmes or membership in resistance groups. Depending on the availability of material, brief biographies and photographs will complement this data. Constant updates and additions to the database will ensure that the web portal keeps pace with the latest Stolperstein placements in Berlin.


More Pictures

Stolpersteine Meyer, Goldstein, Lichtenstein© Stolpersteine
Finkelstein Stolpersteins© Stolpersteine

Project Details

  • Organizer: Aktives Museum Faschismus und Widerstand in Berlin e.V.
  • Event Type: Web Portal
  • Date: from 2013