Gallery: A Community Garden Blooms at Berlin’s Abandoned Tempelhof Airp...

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The Stadtteilgarten Schillerkiez community gardens are a constantly evolving, collectively organized project located on the site of Berlin's abandoned Tempelhof Airport. Since the airport closed in 2008, after 74 years of service, the German government has not proposed any development of the land. Instead, a number of temporary experimental projects and installations have taken place on the grounds, and the Stadtteilgarten Schillerkiez has proven to be one of the most enduring. The gardens are free, open to the public and and provide a friendly space to meet people, read, partake in any number of events, and even grow your own vegetables.

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