“Dream apartment block”. A family celebrates with the east german flag on the balcony of her new apartment, 1963. In 1964, 90 percent of all homes in eastern Germany were produced industrially. Source: tagesspiegel.de

After the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, many cross streets of Zimmerstraße (Zimmer Road) were dead ends. The West Berlin Senate set up signs saying “Dead end caused by the wall of shame” (“Sackgasse verursacht durch die Schandmauer”). Photo: Heinz Noack. Source: tagesspiegel.de