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From vacancy and decline to reconstructing the old town centre

Week number: 79-20

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Just like other old cities, Deventer has problems with vacancies and decline in the town centre. In the Bergkwartier historical buildings are already restored in style but in a district like the Noordenbergkwartier there's still a lot to be done. Most of the inhabitants have left and a lot of old houses are bricked up. A large part has been bought up by the city and there are talks with the neighbourhood committies about the nature and size of the new development. SHOTS: view of Deventer from the IJssel; several restored buildings in the Bergkwartier; buildings in the Noordenbergkwartier that are and aren't restored; tracking shot of bricked up houses; demolition in the town.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1979
Length:
01:47

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Contributions:
Bloemendal, Philip (commentaar)
Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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