||Erich Mendelsohn, "The Modern Department Store" (1929)
Erich Mendelsohn (1887-1953) was one of Europe’s best-known architects in the 1920s. He was responsible for the design of multiple modernist department....
||Franz Hessel, "I Choose 'Cheese'" (1920s)
Franz Hessel (1880-1941) was an editor and translator at Rowohlt Verlag, and published feuilleton pieces in the periodical Literarische Welt and elsewhere. He styled himself as a Berlin version....
||Hans Ostwald, "All Tables Occupied" (1920s)
Hans Ostwald (1873-1940) was a writer and observer of life in Berlin from 1900 through the 1930s. In the following account, he offers an impression of Potsdamer Platz and the famous Café Josty,....