The Weltzeituhr or World Clock, 1969, by Erich John, displaying the time in cities around the world and a model of the solar system above, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany. Behind is an U-Bahn or underground train and the Berolinahaus, built 1929-32 by Peter Behrens, used for retail and offices, a classical modernist building protected since 1975 as an example of the Neuen Sachlichkeit or New Objectivity style. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Weltzeituhr or World Clock, 1969, by Erich John, displaying the time in cities around the world and a model of the solar system above, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany. Behind is an U-Bahn or underground train and the Berolinahaus, built 1929-32 by Peter Behrens, used for retail and offices, a classical modernist building protected since 1975 as an example of the Neuen Sachlichkeit or New Objectivity style. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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