Daimler-Benz "quartier" at Potsdamer Platz officially opened

  • Date
    2 October 1998
  • Description

    The Daimler-Benz "Quartier" at Potsdamer Platz is officially opened in a ceremony attended by German President Dr Roman Herzog, over 4,000 guests and more than 1,000 journalists. The new Potsdamer Platz, the creative masterpiece of Renzo Piano and Christoph Kohlbecker, comprises 19 buildings, 10 new streets, a central piazza and water features over an area of 12,000 sq m along what was once the border between East and West Berlin. debis Immobilienmanagement GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of debis AG, had assumed responsibility for the on-site realisation of the project.

Opening of Daimler-Benz "quartier" on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin on October 2, 1998. Thousands of Berliners flocked to the large light and laser show in the evening.
Daimler-Benz "quartier" on Potsdamer Platz