The Radu Negru Hall is one of the heritage buildings in the town of Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Mehedinti County. It is located in Radu Negru Square, in which there are, today, the shops of several private individuals.
The project of the hall was carried out by the engineer of the Turnu Severin City Hall, C.I. Gabrielescu, and it was first discussed in 1893, but the Superior Technical Council rejected the request for defects in conception.
After 1893, the hall project was resumed annually in the discussions of the Communal Council, being substantially restored in 1899, 1900 and 1903.
After this date, the project returned to the discussions of the authorities, and in 1896, it was decided that a loan should be requested, in order to build a hall made of iron and stone, in which to store the food that was not sold from one day to another. Although the Interior Ministry agreed to the loan, the Superior Technical Council again rejected the project, on the grounds that the inner boots were not properly distributed and the project did not mention the construction of a glacier in which the meat would be stored.
Only in 1903 was accepted the project of a hall, the opinion being signed, among others, by Anghel Saligny. In March 1904, the Ministry of Interior approved the project of building the Radu Negru food hall, the tender for the construction being awarded by Scarlat Petculescu, architect from Bucharest. The works will start in the spring of 1904 and are completed in 1905.