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Berlin – Revival of City-West

Berlin offers a number of hip districts, including Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg and Neukölln. But they're losing popularity due to gentrification. Berliners are asking: what neighborhood will be en vogue next?

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A lot of money and energy are being invested in the old center of West Berlin. The area around Kurfürstendamm had faded after reunification. The so-called City-West has plenty of attractions, however: the Berlin Zoo, luxury department store KaDeWe and the Zoo Palast cinema. Another attraction is the recently reopened shopping center in the 1950s Bikini-Haus. With pop-up shops and a hip bar on the top floor, it’s one of many venues that have contributed to the revival of the area.

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