Berlin Wall Section To Make Way For Development : News Photo

Berlin Wall Section To Make Way For Development

BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 28: Two policemen watch as a worker drives an earth mover that had just emerged from a construction site next to the East Side Gallery, which is the longest still-standing portion of the former Berlin Wall, where a new hotel is scheduled to be built on February 28, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. According to media reports the developer in charge of the project plans to remove an approximately 25-meter long piece of the Wall and transfer it elsewhere in order to allow access to the construction site. Critics, including East Side Gallery mural artists and Spree River embankment development opponents, decry the move, citing the East Side Gallery's status as a protected landmark and a majortourist attraction. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 28: Two policemen watch as a worker drives an earth mover that had just emerged from a construction site next to the East Side Gallery, which is the longest still-standing portion of the former Berlin Wall, where a new hotel is scheduled to be built on February 28, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. According to media reports the developer in charge of the project plans to remove an approximately 25-meter long piece of the Wall and transfer it elsewhere in order to allow access to the construction site. Critics, including East Side Gallery mural artists and Spree River embankment development opponents, decry the move, citing the East Side Gallery's status as a protected landmark and a majortourist attraction. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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February 28, 2013
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