The "Borstei" is a heritage-protected residential subdivision in the north of Munich close to the Olympic Park. It has been built from 1924-1929 by Bernhard Borst. He lived there himself. Throughout the whole area numerous statues are found.
Munich is the capital of the German state of Bavaria and is Germany's third largest city, located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Black and gold - the colors of the Holy Roman Empire - have been the city's official colors since the time of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor.