Berliner Luft - Various Information about the city

Origin of Berlin Street Names

Named after people


Named after people - general


Named after battles


Named after towns and geographical features etc.

Parisierplatz, formerly knows as The Karree - a parade ground under Friedrich Wilhelm 1 . Renamed after the city of Paris, following the victories over Napoleon in 1814. Prussian troops had entered Paris in the spring of that year.

Warschaustrasse Warschau = Warsaw

Weichselstrasse Weichsel = Vistula (river in Poland)

Miscellaneous

Berliner Luft - Various Information about the city