Bataclan Concert Hall Unveils New Facade Ahead of Terror Attack's 1-Year Anniversary

The Bataclan concert hall in Paris has undergone months of renovations.

ByABC News
October 28, 2016, 12:59 AM

— -- The Bataclan concert hall in Paris -- where three French nationals of Algerian descent slaughtered 90 people in the name of ISIS on Nov. 13, 2015 -- has removed scaffolding and unveiled its new facade ahead of the tragedy's one-year anniversary.

After months of renovations, the venue's new red-letter logo has been revealed.

Eli Hodara, 19, who lives near the Bataclan, told The Associated Press, "Since November 13 it is quite something to everyday see the Bataclan closed and under reconstruction. And now .... that there is a renewal, that they are changing their logo, that shows that we are not holding on. Of course [the attacks] should not be forgotten, but we should continue to live ... and we should continue to use this hall for shows, concerts."

The attack at Bataclan was one of several coordinated attacks that day in Paris by Islamic extremists that killed 130 people.

A commemoration ceremony will be held at the concert hall on November 13, attended by the victims' families, the mayor's office said.

The Bataclan will reopen three days later on November 16 with a performance by British singer Pete Doherty.

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