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Urban Green Space

Data and Facts

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Here you find data and facts on public green spaces/parks, city trees, playgrounds, cemeteries and allotment gardens in Berlin. More information

Public Parks (Green and Recreation Spaces)

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On these pages you will find information about selected parks and city squares, of the stock of public green spaces in Berlin and on the use of these facilities. You will also find contacts in the borough departments of green spaces. More information

Children's Playgrounds

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Here you will find information on the supply of public and private playgrounds in Berlin, with introductions to selected public children's playgrounds in the Berlin boroughs, and the relevant contacts in the borough departments of green spaces. More information

City Trees

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The more than 433,000 street trees are also a characteristic feature of Berlin's green cityscape. You will find information on the stock of street trees, on selected tree-lined avenues and on the relevant contacts in the departments of green spaces of the Berlin boroughs. More information

Cemeteries and Other Burial Sites

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Cemeteries are an important part of Berlin's urban green space and also of its cultural history. Information on the graves of victims of war and tyranny, including the three Soviet memorials, complete this topic. More information

GRIS - Green-Space Information System

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The Green-Space Information System (GRIS) is a DP procedure of the borough departments of green spaces and the Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection. More information

Peter-Joseph-Lenne-Prize of Berlin

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The prize, awarded since 1965, is a competition of ideas for landscape architecture and open space planning. The procedure is targeted at young landscape architects, planners, scientists, architects and artists. More information

The History of Berlin's Urban Green Space

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The development of urban green spaces is closely connected with Berlin's history. Here, this development is described in six chapters, beginning with the planning of gardens and tree-lined avenues in the center of the city by the prince-electors and the Prussian kings, and continuing to this day. More information