English translation: the houses built in Rahlstedt were constructed to emulate,
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18:01 Aug 7, 2006
English to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Other
English term or phrase:aspired to a fraction of the prestige
Fendrich's house in Rahlstedt was a largish robust pre-war villa, set back from the street in a row of five similar houses. They had, at one time, aspired to a fraction of the prestige of the grander homes of Rotherbaum and Eppendorf, but now, have survive British wartime bombers and nineteen-fifties planners, they looked simply discordant, set amidst the post-war social housing of the area....
" aspired to a fraction of the prestige of the grander homes of Rotherbaum and Eppendorf. -- " what does this mean?