German Chancellor Residence When the German capital was moved to Berlin, a home and office were needed to be built for the Chancellor. The plans were approved by Helmut Kohl, but his successor Gerhard Schroeder has hinted he finds the massive glass-and-steel structure too grand. And now the public is feeling the same way. NPR's Guy Raz reports.
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German Chancellor Residence

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German Chancellor Residence

German Chancellor Residence

German Chancellor Residence

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When the German capital was moved to Berlin, a home and office were needed to be built for the Chancellor. The plans were approved by Helmut Kohl, but his successor Gerhard Schroeder has hinted he finds the massive glass-and-steel structure too grand. And now the public is feeling the same way. NPR's Guy Raz reports.