Visions of Alt-Berlin in “Man in the High Castle”

An MIT urban planner looks at the alternative vision for a Berlin that was designed to last a thousand years, but never built.

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Figure 2: Albert Speer’s model for the Prachtallee, looking north; from: Bundesarchiv, Bild 146III-373 / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5484311
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Figure 3: The Siegessäule and Volkshalle, with monorail; from “Man in the High Castle,” Season 2.

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