Berlin in the “Golden Twenties’ was a vibrant and dynamic place to be in. Berlin became the third largest municipality in the world, after the Greater Berlin Act.
The city enjoyed its heyday as a major world city and was known for its leadership roles in science, the humanities, music, film, higher education, government, diplomacy, industries and military affairs.
This stunning collection of photos shows Berlin, untouched by the cruelties of war that is about to rise, shows people enjoying everyday trivialities in the city, shows one of the most beautiful cities in the world in a simple and yet vibrant dynamic.
Take a look at the photos below and enjoy visiting Berlin in the Golden Twenties.
Archive election campaign of the Communist Party in food at the presidential election in March 1925.
‘Blutmai’ in Berlin, 1929. Arrest after a street fight.
Cabaret dancers, 1927.
Cocaine dealer ‘Koks Emil’ on the streets in Berlin, 1929.
Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, ca. 1927.
From 1924 to 1929, between the end of hyperinflation and the stock market crash.
Hiding cocaine, Berlin, 1925.
In 1923, the Berlin Tempelhof airport was opened. Its 1st building was A small hut for the first construction workers.
Karl-Liebknecht-Haus, the KPD’s headquarters from 1926 to 1933.
Max Krehan’s Ceramics Workshop at the Weimar Bauhaus, 1924.
Newspaper sellers on seat sticks, Berlin, 1927
Recalcitrance, Berlin, 1926.
Rush hour, Berlin, 1927.
School children, Berlin, 1925.
Sign on a barbershop announcing special prices for the unemployed, 1927.
Street scene, Berlin, 1928.
Summer refreshment for city dwellers, 1925.
Terrace Romanische Café in Berlin, 1925.
Triple Fun at the Wannsee, Berlin, 1925.