Christchurch Greyfriars

London, England, UK Bombed 1940 The Disappointed Tourist: Christchurch Greyfriars, Ellen Harvey, 2021. Oil and acrylic on Gessoboard, 24 x 18″ (61 x 46 cm). Photograph: Etienne Frossard. Christchurch Greyfriars, also known as Christchurch Newgate Street, located in London opposite St. Paul’s Cathedral, was a church built to the design of Sir Christopher Wren to […]

Michelsberg Synagogue

Wiesbaden, German Arson 1938 This synagogue was built by the architect Philipp Hoffman for the progressive Reform Jewish congregation of Wiesbaden, opening in 1869. It was burned down in 1939 as part of the Nazi Kristallnacht attack on Jewish communities throughout Germany. A memorial was erected on the site in 2011 that shows the outline […]

Teufelsberg Listening Station

Berlin, Germany Closed 1992 I visited Teufelsberg a long time ago, can’t remember much of the visit. Only remember that in the big dome there were a group of teenagers smoking weed, it was a really strange atmosphere. Andre Requested By Mira O. Teufelsberg (trans. Devil’s Hill) is a non-natural hill in Berlin created out of […]