|one of the smaller cottage-like sleeping quarters
|House of the Nations canteen
Elstal was located in East Germany and the Olympic village was used by the Soviet Army. A series of pre-fab buildings were added. The army resided here until 1992 when they officially withdrawal from German soil.
|housing, now without windows or doors, Soviet era I believe
|more of a villa looking building on the premises
|another view of the House of Nations canteen
|4,000 sportsmen slept and trained here. Woman were not allowed. The above building must be Soviet era though, the pre-fabricated plattenbau which is very commen throughout former East Berlin.
more information in German http://www.dkb-stiftung.de/Veranstaltungen_Olympisches_Dorf_2014.130.htm
and an interesting article from our friends at Slow Travel Berlin http://www.slowtravelberlin.com/berlins-olympic-village/