From the artist’s own website: By December 2013, the stolperstein project had realized more than 43,500 memorials in approximately 1000 cities and towns; many more have applied for them. Stolpersteine are found in Austria, Hungary, the Netherlands, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Russia, Croatia, France, Poland, Slovenia, Italy, Norway, Ukraine, …
He expanded his project beyond the borders of Germany to Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and Hungary. Some stolpersteine were scheduled to be laid in Poland on 1 September 2006, but permission was withdrawn, and the project was cancelled. On 24 July 2009, the 20,000th stolperstein was unveiled in the Rotherbaum district of Hamburg, Germany.
A STOLPERSTEIN is a cube that is 96 x 96 mm big and 100 mm high. A hole should not be more than 12 cm deep. A hole should not be …
Stolpersteine are concrete blocks measuring 10x10cm which are laid into the pavement in front of the last voluntarily chosen places of residence of the victims of the Nazis. Their names and fate are engraved into a brass plate on the top of each Stolperstein. In Berlin, Stolpersteine exist since 1996.
1. Gunter Demnig is the project initiator. Please contact him for all general information: Gunter Demnig Kölner Straße 29 D-50226 Frechen Mobile: +49 / 177 / 20 61 858 Fax: +49 / 2234 / 809 73 97 E-mail: gunter(at)gunterdemnig.de. 2.
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Stolperstein are found all over Berlin, and the easiest way to find them is to simply start walking, scanning the sidewalk with your eyes.
Name Strasse Ortsteil Gebjahr; Kaufhaus Nathan Israel : Spandauer Str. 26-32 : Mitte : Bujakowski Kurt Bujakowski : Weigandufer 30 : Neukölln : 1902
Stolperstein was installed in the north of the Netherlands near the German border (Oldamt (Drieborg)) while Stolpersteine were installed to commemorate 10 Dutch communists who were executed by the German occupation force after they were betrayed by their own countrymen for hiding Jews and Roma.
The project has grown to include over 48,000 Stolpersteine not just in Germany, but in Austria, Hungary, the Netherlands, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Norway, Ukraine, Russia, Croatia, France, Poland, Slovenia, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Slovakia, Luxembourg and beyond. Despite the small size of each individual project, its vast …