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Strausberger Platz and Frankfurter Allee

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Strausberger Platz

Frankfurter Allee is one of the oldest traffic routes in Berlin. The boulevard connects Frankfurter Tor with Strausberger Platz. Strausberger Platz is the square where the GDR national uprising began.

Extending between Strausberger Platz and Frankfurter Tor, Frankfurter Allee is a boulevard of former East Berlin. It was built between 1951 and 1964 in the style of Soviet neoclassicism. Frankfurter Allee is one of the oldest traffic routes in Berlin and extends all the way Karl-Marx-Allee in the direction of Frankfurt (Oder). Today, the large apartments along this impressive piece of Berlin urban architecture have been thoroughly modernized and a busy shopping street has formed.

Strausberger Platz is the suare where the popular national uprising began in 1953 with the strike of 300 construction workers. The uprising was crushed by Soviet tanks on the evening of June 17, 1953


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Strausberger Platz 5
10243 Berlin
Soviet neoclassicism

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Last edited: 7 July 2023