If billionaire owner Fernand Huts gets his way, Antwerp‘s own skyscraper Boerentoren or Farmers’ Tower will get a huge ‘crown’ designed by star architect Daniel Libeskind. The landmark is being endowed with a new crown that will provide a 360° panorama across the northern port city. It’s far from a surprise the concept divides public…
The federal government will provide financial support to operators of night trains with at least one stop in Belgium. This should make Brussels an “international rail hub”, argues Minister of Mobility Georges Gilkinet (Ecolo).
The Antwerp city council has approved the preliminary design for the renewal of the Scheldt Quays from Steenplein to Noorderterras. In this area, Antwerp‘s past will be in the spotlight by making underground remnants experienceable again under the historic hangars.
Pride Amsterdam will host WorldPride 2026. And Capital Pride in Washington DC takes over from Kaohsiung in Taiwan for WorldPride 2025.
On Monday 17 October, work started on a temporary ‘greening’ of part of the southern part of the Loodswezensite on the Antwerp Scheldt Quays. The works will be completed by the end of this year and the city will have a pleasant place to relax by the water. In the spring of 2024, the definitive…
The City of Antwerp is planning a new, six-kilometre-long green pedestrian boulevard along the River Scheldt on the Left Bank aka Linkeroever.
As announced in this year’s Antwerp Pride Magazine, Antwerp Pride vzw chairman Bart Abeel is stepping down. His successor is Geert Van Praet.
In the coming years, the District of Antwerp and the City of Antwerp will upgrade the Stadspark or City Park back to its original landscape style, taking into account contemporary needs. They now approved the preliminary design, which was drawn up after consultation with experts and local residents.
The City of Antwerp gave the go-ahead today for the next and final phase in the construction of Park Groot Schijn. In this phase, the construction of the last trails and surrounding nature is planned in the northern part of the park.
The construction works of the second part of the Zuidpark (South Park) in Antwerp on the Gedempte Zuiderdokken are in full swing. The works for the third and final part of the park will also start on 3 October. The entire seven-hectare park, a new green meeting place for the district, will be ready by…