The former armory was built in 1876. Daniel Libeskind redesigned the building in 2011 and transformed it into a museum of the "Bundeswehr" (German Army). The construction pierces the historic facade with a corner of steel and glass. This symbolizes the transparency of democracy and points to the place where the bombing of Dresden began in World War II.
The Culture Palace from the year 1969 is a work by the GDR architects Weil, Hänsch and Löschau. The socialist mural by Gerhard Bonzin decorates the facade along Schlossstrasse Street. The reinforced concrete steel construction houses several funtional rooms and spaces for events.
The "Prager Straße" connects Dresden's historic center with the central station. The buildings along the street were destroyed during WW2. New houses where built between 1965 and 1978. The "Prager Straße" is a model of the urban development of East-Germany (GDR).
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