When it was built in 1905 the Hofbogen functioned solely as a railway line and viaduct were all areas under the were arches open. In the 1920s most loops of Hofplein were closed off. After the war, the arches to the Gordelweg closed to serve as storage or enterprise space. Nowadays the Hofbogen function as an Office, workshop or showroom for urban entrepreneurs of food&drinks, design&arts, architecture, lifestyle, body&health, fashion or music. Get some of the culture flowing while walking amongst these loops.