Groningen has millions left over from the financial settlement of the Forum and the eastern side of the Grote Markt. ‘Don’t forget other sad places’

Forum Groningen and the east wall of the Grote Markt. Photo: Peter Wiersema

In total, reviving a somewhat forgotten and outdated part of the city center cost 256 million euros. In 2010, the municipality of Groningen allocated 288 million euros for this. The Forum and the Nieuwe Markt with underground parking and bicycle sheds were added to the area.