The Dortmund U is a listed brewery building in the city of Dortmund. It was built 1926, 1927. It was as fermentation and storage of high-rise Union Brewery, the first 'skyscraper' in Dortmund. In 1994 the brewery was closed and demolished all the surrounding buildings. In January 2008 it was decided to redevelop the Dortmund U of Dortmund as a flagship project for the 'Ruhr 2010 - Cultural Capital of Europe'. It is a center of Dortmund with creative catering and event facilities.