Wertheim Store, BerlinALT
Wertheim Store, Berlin - Shoe DepartmentALT
Wertheim Store, Berlin - Winter gardenALT
Wertheim Store, Berlin - Hat departmentALT
Wertheim Store, Berlin - arts and craftsALT
Wertheim Store, BerlinALT
Wertheim Store, BerlinALT
Wertheim Store, BerlinALT

Postcards of the Wertheim Store in Berlin, 1909. Shoe and hat department, Winter garden, Arts & Crafts and carpet department. and last but not least – automobiles. Architect: Alfred Messel. Maas Museum

Built in 1906 on Leipziger Platz and designed by architect Alfred Messel (1853-1909), the Wertheim department store was one of the most famous commercial buildings in Europe. After an extension in 1906, it was also one of the largest: it included a spacious glass-roofed courtyard, numerous elevators and an enormous range of goods under one roof.

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