International Necronautical Society INS Inspectorate Berlin
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report no.: 195
informant: RR/AA
location: Tiergartenstrasse 4

1940–45: 'Euthanasie' Zentrale was situated at Tiergartenstrasse 4

The euthanasia programme was directed from part of the Berlin Chancellery complex code-named T-4 after the address 'Tiergartenstrasse 4'.

Richard Serra's sculpture 'Berlin Junction' (1987), originally exhibited at the Martin Gropius Bau, bought by the Berlin Senate (1988) and installed outside the Philharmonic Hall (at Tiergartenstrasse 4) as part of the 'Kunst in Stadtraum' programme of public sculputre was later partly co-opted as a memorial for the victims of the T-4 programme. A plaque (1989) now reads 'Ehre den vergessenen Opfern'.