From the S-Bahn ring to Breitscheidplatz at Bahnhof Zoo, the two Kantstraßes are a good 3 km long. They take us from the rough functional architecture around the Messedamm intersection into the Wilhelminian architecture of Charlottenburg to the ‘City West’.
I live around here * , a few hundred metres north of ‘Neue Kantstraße’ (which becomes ‘Kantstraße’ from Amtsgerichtsplatz).
In Kanstraße there are great venues – cinemas, pubs, restaurants, shops, etc. – I’ve always frequented since I’ve lived in Berlin. Since June 2020, I’ve walked down the street again and again in the evenings, sometimes just for a short bit, sometimes the whole length.
I stop somewhere and draw