The gate, built in 1683 and considered the most beautiful and representative of all Berlin fortress gates, was located in the southwest of the city. In 1738 it was demolished; its function as a gate in the direction of Potsdam was henceforth taken over by the new Potsdam Gate of the Berlin Customs Wall.
For a long time, the Potsdam Gate was therefore synonymously called the New Leipzig Gate.
A gabled structure rose above a rusticated basement with a round arched gateway flanked by pilasters.
The upper storey had no windows, but formed the presentation area for a dedication to the Prussian King Frederick William I in its framed central field. Trophies and slave figures were grouped to the sides and above this attachment.
Cultural project to raise awareness and visibility of right-wing spaces. Design pitch for the Maxim Gorki Theatre.
Reconstruction of the Königsbrücke in its former position in front of Alexanderplatz