Photos: Architecture of East Germany, founded on Oct. 7, 1949

postcard Photos: Architecture of East Germany, founded on Oct. 7, 1949

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East Germany was founded on Oct. 7, 1949. Its socialist overseers were determined to assert its new direction every way possible, including its physical manifestations -- heralding an era of architecture that can still be seen today (in varying states of decay or revitalization).

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