Berlin Street Directories 1799-1943

The Berliner Adressbücher (Berlin Street Directories) that were published from 1799 until 1943, are an important source for topographical and biographical research. They are accessible online free of charge and as microfiches in several Berlin libraries (eg. Staatsbibliothek and Center of Berlin-Studies in the Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin). Apart from
the heads of a household registered for one address, you can find companies (industry, trade) and public facilities. It is possible to figure out to which postal or assessment area the address you are searching for once belonged