the copy (often also in the posting Køpi) is one 1990 occupied and 1991 legalisiertes house in the Köpenicker road 137 in Berlin center. Today as autonomous living and cultural center designates. After it was reconditioned and converted in self-work, it offers to living and life area for zirka 60 persons, as well as various meeting areas. Yard and garden are used as car place.
occupation and legalization
the turn in the GDR opened many free spaces due to the passive behavior of the Ost-Berliner people police. Short time after the wall opening was occupied a multiplicity of the empty-standing houses in east Berlin. At the end of November to 1989 decided also some West-Berliner /-innen a house in the East part of the city to occupy. Although it came to some tensions between the west and Ost-Berliner autonomous movement, they created it connection to find and united with a group, which had briefly before occupied a house in the Kreutzigerstrasse. To 23. They finally occupied February 1990 a house in the Köpenickerstrasse 137, which were entmietet briefly before and be torn off should. Neither local housing administration (KWV) as a manager of the house, still the Ost-Berliner police proceeded against occupation. However the east west conflict kristalisierte itself within the autonomous movement at the copy, since it inhabited first mainly from West-Berlinern, occupied house in east Berlin was. Up to the final reunification of the two German states a multiplicity of houses in east Berlin - also by West-Berliner - was occupied.
After the final combination came it to the first evacuations into east Berlin. As reaction to the violent road battles with the evacuation of the Mainzer road called the district center a round table in, which should reach a legalization of occupations. In the summer 1991 also the copy became by the conclusion of a preliminary agreement between inhabitant/inside and/or. User/inside and the Wohnungsbaugesellschaft Berlin center ltd. (WBM), as successors of the KMV, legalisiert. Covered all this jointly and/or. commercially areas of the Köpenickerstrasse 137 genutzen and contained the structural self-help and single leases.
At the 1. May 1993 finally took over the society for town development (GSE) on behalf the WBM the administration of the Köpenicker road 137. The single leases were locked with the GSE.
the endaround carry
1995 was returned the building at Volquard Petersen. Starting from that 1. Octobers 1995 Petersen and partner kg the administration on behalf the new owner. One year after was quit to the copy without notice and it requested the house within one week to leave. After inhabitant/inside also to a second notice to November 1996 did not react, the Petersen and partner submitted kg in December 1996 action for eviction with the district court Tempelhof. This avowed however first responsibly for and finally did not reject itself the complaint.
That base for the cancellation without notice were the structural drawings of the Petersen and partner kg: They wanted to establish an office building with underground parking on the jetztigen garden and to modernize the used by the copy rear spar from and as luxuriösen trade, office and residential complex changes. Although the building permits of the district were already present, it came to no conversion, since Petersen had to announce bankruptcy.
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coordinates: 52° 30 ' 28 N, 13° 25 ' 34 O