…in the world

Mexico-City, MEX – Xochimilco

Location: German school in Xochimilco 1 segment from Waldemarstraße, Kreuzberg   The Colegio Alemán Alexander von Humboldt in Mexico City is one of the largest German schools abroad. Its Executive Board Member, Gerhart E. Reuss, formerly helped to build the Volkswagen plant in Puebla. In the beginning of the 1990s, he was enthusiastic about the Berlin Wall sell of […]

Kingston, JA

Berlin Wall in Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Jamaica Defence Force 1 segment   World Championships in Athletics, Berlin 2009: Usain Bolt, Jamaican sprint star, left no chance to the competitors. The reward: a new world record, medals and a gift by the then mayor Klaus Wowereit – a Wall segment with a personal graffito. Today, Bolts extremely heavy souvenir from Berlin is […]

Guatemala-City, GCA

Berlin Wall in Guatemala

Location: Plaza de Berlín 3 segments   It was an idea of Manfred Kratz, the then chairman of the German-Guatemalan Chamber of Commerce, to erect a Wall monument on the Plaza de Berlín. In 1991, the Berlin Senate therefore provided three Wall segments which should be integrated into a total work of art. Unfortunately, planning, financing and the work […]

San José, CR

Berlin Wall in San Jose, Costa Rica

Location: garden of Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1 segment   This Berlin Wall segment was set up in 1994 in the garden of the Palacio San Martin at the Freedom Square. It was a gift by Hans-Dietrich Genscher, former German Foreign Minister and honorary citizen of Costa Rica. Bernd Niehaus Quesada was the recipient, Genscher’s Costa Rican […]

Santiago de Chile, RCH – German Embassy

Berlin Wall in Santiago de Chile

Location: in front of the German Embassy 1 segment from Waldemarstraße/ Leuschnerdamm, Kreuzberg   Inspired by the events in 1990, Chilean students wanted to bring a piece of the Berlin Wall to Chile. Since they lacked the financial means for transportation, the German Embassy subsidized. In 1992, both involved parties arranged an exhibition at the Museo Nacional de Bellas […]