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Potsdamer Platz One of the Energetic Areas in Europe

In the 1920s, the Potsdamer Platz was full of activity and one of the most energetic areas in Europe. It was a main community transport center and the place of the Potsdamer Platz contained was full of numerous cafés, cinemas and bars. All of these activities finished when the building was destroyed by allied bombing in 1943. After the World War II, the area located among the Russian, British and American sectors, became a neutral land. It was totally crushed with the edifice of the fence in 1961 when the destroyed edifices were demolished.

In the 1990s, the Potsdamer Platz turns out to be what was seen as the biggest construction square in Europe. The areas, simultaneously with some neighboring blocks were rebuilt under the management of the architects Sattler and Wilmer. The developments consisted of some marker towers, a shopping mall, an entertainment edifice and housing Sony Center edifices. The first construction finished was the Debis Building, via Renzo Piano.

Other looks catchers are the Sony Center, a multifaceted planned by Helmut Jahn that consisted of an administrative center tower and an IMAX theater. Its near edifice is a brown block Kohlhof edifice has a surveillance deck at an altitude of 93m. It is more a tourist magnetism than a 'natural' area. Some way, it all seems non-natural. But with the creation of more housing buildings in the area, the area is set to progressively grow back to its previous status: one of the energetic areas in Europe.

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