By reconstructing the Garrison Church in Potsdam, we create space. Space to remember the complex history of this place, space to learn from this history and space to live. Learn more about the planning process and the Garrison Church’s history on our website!


News (in German)

12/05/2016

„Das schwingende Geläut der Garnisonkirche“ - Vortrag von Andreas Kitschke

Mit einem Vortrag zum Thema „Das schwingende Geläut der Garnisonkirche“ geht die Vortragsreihe zur Kunstgeschichte in der Nagelkreuzkapelle weiter. 

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A COMPLEX AND CHANGEFUL HISTORY

 

The Garrison Church in Potsdam has an interesting history. For all those, who have never heard about it, see below for 3 key dates of the church we want to reconstruct.

 

1730


 CONSTRUCTION of the Garrison Church by order of King Friedrich Wilhelm I. of Prussia.

 

1968


DEMOLITION OF THE CHURCH by decree of Potsdam’s local SED leadership. The district’s computing centre is built on the vacant space.

 

2005


RECONSTRCUTION BEGINS – Laying the cornerstone as part of the memorial service for the 60th anniversary of the Potsdam air raid

 MORE ABOUT THE HISTORY (in German)