Wilmersdorf is a district in south-western part of Berlin, which was independent until 2001 and was the city reform, then merged with Charlottenburg. Subdistricts of Wilmersdorf are Schmargendorf, Grunewald and Halensee. The district of Wilmersdorf is characterized by both its urban character in the area of the Kurfurstendamm, and its recreational opportunities in the Grunewald, such as the Grunewald, the Halensee, the Hundekehlesee. The housing options here range from old building stucco villas with fully equipped apartments in Berlin, to modern town houses. When it was founded in 1293 was still called Wilmersdorf Wilmerstorff and their inhabitants lived mainly from agriculture, livestock such as sheep farming and fishing.
Because of the many lakes that were created by the ice age, they had a rich set table. And even today you can fish in the Grunewald lakes and excellent fishing. The water quality of drinking water and is under constant surveillance. Today is one of the most popular excursion points in the middle of Wilmersdorf Wilmersdorf park, which stretches lined with old buildings of Berlin over several streets. Here again the seaside resort of Wilmersdorf had attracted many sun, until the lake was filled in around the turn of the century. Not until 1920 was incorporated in Berlin Wilmersdorf and then had a high Jewish percentage in the population. That was probably on the prestigious and expensive character of the whole district, which could not easily afford any.
Many artists and intellectuals had their residence here. Even today, are mainly the areas with the most expensive Schmargendorf Grunewald and Townships of Berlin. Right through Wilmersdorf leads in today's world the city highway 100 and connects the district with other districts. S-Bahn and U-Bahn ones are more important public transport.