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De Zaanhof

De Zaanhof (courtyard) is a modern example of social housing. Instead of the traditional elongated residential blocks, Walenkamp opted for housing aro...

Spaarndammerdijk

The Spaarndammerdijk (dyke) was built in the 13th century to protect the hinterland from the waters of the River IJ and the Zuiderzee (former inland s...

Zaandammerplein 1 t/m 176

These housing blocks, originally intended for the poorest of the workers, come with muted façade architecture and simple brick embellishments. Harmony...

Gemeente Waterleiding Terrein

The grounds of the GWL played a significant role in Amsterdams drinking water supply. From 1853 onwards, the Duinwater Maatschappij (water company) pu...

Het Schip

Het Schip housing complex is a world-famous example of the Amsterdam School. Characteristic of this Dutch architectural style from the beginning of th...

Haarlemmerpoort

This city gate in Neo-Classical style was built to replace the 17th century Haarlemmerpoort (gate) which formed part of the old bulwarks. In the 19th ...

Westerpark

The old Westerpark, on the east side, was designed in an English landscape style, with winding paths around little coppices. This natural character wa...

Westergasfabriek

The Westergasfabriek (Wester Gasworks) is one of the most important 19th century industrial complexes in the Netherlands. It was from these grounds th...

Pakhuis het Veem

The arrival of the Noordzeekanaal (North Sea Canal) in 1876 saw the creation of a direct connection between the North Sea and the city. Trade experien...

Graansilo Korthals Altes

Graansilo Korthals Altes (silo) was a storage site for grain and provided space for 17,000 tonnes of grain. If the city were to be besieged in times o...

Molen de Otter

In the 17th century the area surrounding the Kostverlorenvaart (waterway) was well-known as a windmill district. The mills here were primarily sawmill...