Cuckoo Clock Reimagined by Guido Zimmermann

German Cuckoo Clock Gets A Modern Makeover

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Not much has changed in the look of German cuckoo clocks over the years, and perhaps that helps maintain its status as an icon, but for Guido Zimmermann, a Frankfurt-based artist, it was time to make a change to reflect the modern architecture of today. While the classic cuckoo clock …

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Berlin Alexanderplatz Fernsehturm

A New Push to Give Berlin’s Alexanderplatz a Skyscraper Skyline

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

One of the major differences between a major American city and a European one is the size of its buildings, and the German capital of Berlin is no exception to this visual mark. Sprinkled in among the historic buildings with decades, or even centuries of back story, are modest architectural additions …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Design of Germany’s Tallest Hotel Reaching 578 Feet In Berlin Revealed

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In the heart of Berlin, the Estrel Hotel has already reached the status of being Germany’s largest hotel, and sees one of the highest turnover rates in the country.  With Berlin’s new airport expected to open in the next year or two, the hotel has realized that they need to …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Berlin Housing Project Offers Student Housing In Recycled Shipping Containers

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

  Berlin has developed into one of Germany’s most popular cities for the country’s younger population, thanks to its bustling nightlife and artistic opportunities.  It is also home to a large amount of universities, which has created a slight housing dilemma.  With more students deciding to live in the city …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Chicago – By German Design

By John Bareither on Email

Chicago is a city of great architecture and architects. When people think of Chicago’s great architects they think of Louis Sullivan and his Auditorium Building (Roosevelt University today) and Frank Lloyd Wrights Prairie Style architecture. German architects also made contribution to Chicago skyline in the latter part of the 20th …

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John Bareither's writing spans a 15 year period, covering topics of crime, personal interest stories, biographies and more. He is currently working as a real estate researcher for Start Rehab and previously was employed by two commodity firms for 20 years. He's been a life long Evanstonian and Chicagoan.

Forgotten Time Capsule in the Old Chicago Steuben Club Building Discovered

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Renovating an old building will always present surprises hidden throughout the building and things were no different when renovators began fixing up the old Steuben Club building on West Randolph and North Wells in Chicago. 84 years ago, workers placed a time capsule in one of the main columns and …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Featured Video: The Secret Life of Vaulted Arches

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Deutsche Welle ran an interesting video piece as a part of their Tomorrow Today series about the architectural mystery of the vaulted arches found in many German castles and cathedrals built years ago. If you’ve visited some older castles in Germany and looked up at the ceilings, you may have …

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Historical German American Building in Manhattan’s Yorkville Neighborhood is Being Considered for Landmark Status

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A building situated the upper east side neighborhood of Yorkville in Manhattan is being considered for landmark status due to its historical German American past. Currently the building is home to a GAP clothing store and Equinox gym, but back in 1905 it was constructed for the Yorkville Bank which …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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