The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (German: Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas), was designed by architect Peter Eisenman and engineer Buro Happold. It consists of a 4.7-acre site covered with 2,711 concrete slabs or “stelae”, arranged in a grid pattern on a sloping field. The stelae are 7′ 10″ long, 3 ft 1 in wide and vary in height from 7.9″ to 15′ 9.0″. They are organized in rows, 54 of them going north–south, and 87 heading east–west at right angles but set slightly askew. An attached underground “Place of Information” holds the names of all known Jewish Holocaust victims, obtained from the Israeli museum Yad Vashem. It was inaugurated on May 10, 2005, sixty years after the end of World War II. It is located one block south of the Brandenburg Gate, in the Friedrichstadt neighborhood.

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