‘Sava Mala’, a quarter in the city center of Belgrade next to the river Sava, represents a disorganized space partly jammed with old housing complexes and partly unused space of old railways and industrial complexes. It is considered an underdeveloped and unutilized space in the city, currently regarded as the ‘black hole of Belgrade’, although one part of the area has recently developed into an artistic bohemian quarter. Numerous politicians and developers have tried to rebuild this part of city for decades, but each attempt unfortunately failed either due to lack of funds or changing political climate. For instance, although “Evropolis” was presented to the public 1996 it was never realized. Still, this part of the city is today considered as one of the most attractive properties in Belgrade.
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