…in the world

Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Cafe

Berlin Wall in Orlando

Location: Hard Rock Cafe, Universal Boulevard 1 segment Plaque inscription: In August, 1961 this infamous symbol of the Cold War was erected to keep the East Germans from fleeing in order to the West. The Soviets built a wall between the East and West sections of Berlin. For the next 28 years the Cold War […]

Mexico-City, MEX – Lomas Verdes

Berlin Wall in Mexico City

Location: Colegio Aleman Alexander von Humboldt in Lomas Verdes 1 segment from Waldemarstraße in 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 […]

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 […]