Living by the park

An information board commemorating deceased company founder Siegfried Hirschmann was unveiled at the location of the former Deutsche Kabelwerke AG site on Boxhagener Straße in Berlin’s Friedrichshain district on 17 December 2018. In the presence of the honouree’s grandson Tomas S. Hirschmann, Berlin’s Senator of the Interior Andreas Geisel paid tribute to the industrial pioneer, who died in exile in 1942.