What has been done in Amsterdam with the DE HALLEN redevelopment program is really insightful when it comes to urban renewal. De Hallen combines flexible spaces to host cultural, business and retail activities. The perfect tenant mix to generate huge attractivity from diversified users.De Hallen has also motivated property investors to build new residential buildings in the neighborhood.Urban rebirth in the making.
De Hallen is located in a non-touristic, formerly industrial, district of Amsterdam. It has granted a former tram depot a new and vibrant life.
De Hallen is made of several buildings (called Halls), each of them dedicated to host specific activities.
HALL 1 : The Library and the Hotel.
The library and their reading café “Belcampo” is the living room of the neighborhood.
HALL 2 : Movie Halls
A movie theater with a varied program that can be seen in three large and six smaller halls
HALL 3 : Restaurant Lounge and Food Halls
HALL 4 : TV Studios
HALL 5 : Craft Center
HALL 6 : Passage
Public space and access, entrances to the companies and organizations of The Halls.
HALL 7 : Shops
Small units in which a diversity of creative tenants have settled down
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