Friday, 10 May 2019
The Brussels Capital Region has introduced a construction permit to transform the area between Avenue Louise and Porte de Namur into a “green city promenade.” The motorway that currently cuts through this popular shopping zone at in the heart of Brussels would make way for cycle paths, trees and a broad pedestrian esplanade.
“Now there will be real urban promenade zones, and we will connect the upper and lower parts of the city with an area similar to the Champs Elysées,” Brussels Mobility Minister Pascal Smet said, referring to Paris’ famed shopping avenue.
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The Brussels Times