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The White section of the Copenhagen Meat Market is rapidly changing. Recently artists, designers, photographers and filmmakers have moved into the vacant premises where sharp butcher's knives slashed the air not long ago. Several of the formerly locked gates are now open at night. Refrigeration rooms are being converted into darkrooms and skylights are being cleared. The plan of turning the White section of the Meat Market into the city's creative haven has begun to materialise. The vision of a new cultural melting pot in the centrally located Vesterbro district was conceived some years ago. The site, which is rife with history and features a rough, pulsating vibrancy, has long been the only unconquered bastion in the district: an almost secret city within the city that only few people outside the food industry know really well. Attractions in the area include several art galleries as well as the Karriere bar.