Three Trees for German Unity

To celebrate 25 years of German Re-unification in 1990 a project has started to plant three trees in as many town as possible.

In Oberursel the trees were planted at the end of October 2014 in the Rushmoor Park.  Placed in an equilateral triangle 10 metres apart from each other, there is a beech tree at the western point of the triangle to symbolise the “old” Federal Republic, a pine tree at the eastern point symbolising the GDR, and an oak tree at the northern tip to symbolise the unified country.

If viewed from the air, the tops of the trees form a roof that is a symbol of protection for the country’s citizens. [Read more…]

Grosse Hammerform – the large hammer at the station

The large hammer at Oberursel station

The “Grosse Hammerform” (large hammer) is a combination of burnt and unburnt oak and was made by sculptor Eberhard Müller-Fries during the Hessentag.

It forms the start of the “Skulpturenachse” (Sculpture axis) between the station in Oberursel and the Hohemark.

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