Eisenhüttenstadt, "Ironworks City," formerly Stalinstadt, was a model city built beginning in 1950 in the German Democratic Republic. Favored during communist days, it has lost population after German re-unification.
Notes and references
- "East German Model City Rusts, Quarter-Century After Berlin Wall’s Fall" article by Melissa Eddy in The New York Times November 3, 2013
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