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Berlin - Germany
Berlin is located in Berlin,Tauentzienstraße.
Berlin monument was established on 1987.
Primary threats to Berlin :

The Matschinsky-Denninghoffs chose the Tauentzienstrabe in front of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtniskirche, which was heavily damaged during the Bombing of Berlin in World War II, as the place to build and unveil their sculpture.




Historical facts of Berlin :

Berlin is the name of a sculpture on the Tauentzienstrabe in western Berlin, the capital of Germany.First conceived in 1985 and unveiled by the husband-and-wife sculpting team of Brigitte Matschinsky-Denninghoff and Martin Matschinsky in 1987, the sculpture's principal motif, a "broken chain", was meant to symbolize the severed connections between West and East Berlin due to the construction of the Berlin Wall. Berlin was one of eight sculptures designed during "Skulpturenboulevard Kurfürstendamm" an event commissioned by the city of West Berlin to celebrate Berlin's 750th anniversary in 1987.Of the eight sculptures unveiled, three were allowed to remain past the anniversary year the city and Deutsche Bank acquired Berlin after its original lease had expired. For the event, the sculptors were allowed free rein to decide where on or around the Kurfurstendamm to erect their work.The Matschinsky-Denninghoffs chose the Tauentzienstrabe in front of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtniskirche, which was heavily damaged during the Bombing of Berlin in World War II, as the place to build and unveil their sculpture.