Berlin’s TV Tower (Fernsehturm) and Soviet Era Communist Construction

The contrast between buildings in the Soviet Era East Berlin is remarkable. Similar to other large, bland, and intimidating concrete structures erected by the Soviets in Eastern Europe, the former East Berlin has plenty of them. In typical communist fashion, one concrete structure looks strikingly similar (but not better) to the next. They are all concrete with lots of windows. Boring… dull… intimidating. The erection of Berlin’s TV Tower (Berliner Fernsehturm) in the late 60’s was to show East Berlin’s […]