Gyldenløve Pier is situated in the 18th century shopping street Tollbodgaten, on the shores of the river, and holding several old houses. The design of the new houses by the pier is very similar to the old boathouses that formerly lined the river in this place. Gyldenløve Pier is a populaer residential area, you can see Gjensidige Insurance Inc. headquarter in Drammen and Clarion Collection Hotel Tollboden.
The city grew up around the Drammen River estuary, and the river formed the basis of its proud history as a seaport. Today the river is once again an important element in the urban development plans for the city.