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Old Posted Jun 5, 2005, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by canucklehead2
I was just about to start a thread asking about Alexanderplatz. Personally, I think they should preserve the look and feel of the area, even if it still remains a symbol of the cities recent Communist past. I really hate when architecture is redesigned for political reasons, and this seems to be the case about downtown east Berlin. By making it generic modern European it loses the essense of what it unique, and why the area has become sort of a tourist attraction onto itself.
Alexanderplatz is downright disgusting. It's faceless and ugly, so if it became faceless and decent looking it would be a huge improvement IMO.
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