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Gedächtniskirche

The Gedächtniskirche or Memorial Church on Kurfürstendamm is a monument to peace and reconciliation.
After the church was destroyed in an air raid in 1943, it was decided to integrate the ruins into the new building.
The modern building is constructed of honeycombed concrete and glass bricks. The church tower is built on a hexagonal foundation. The colored glass bricks bathe the interior of the octagonal nave in an intense blue light, and create an atmosphere of calm. The smallest, rectangular building was planned as a sacristy, but now houses the city mission.