Photo Gallery: End of an Era as Berlin Art Center Tacheles is Cleared

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'Art Theft With Police Protection' Bailiffs Clear Famous Berlin Arts Center Tacheles

An era ended in Berlin on Tuesday when bailiffs cleared Tacheles, a derelict artists' squat. The graffiti-smeared, bomb-damaged building was a major tourist attraction because it gave visitors a taste of the chaotic, heady days of freedom Berlin enjoyed after the Wall fell. But the city has moved on.
cro -- with wire reports