Monument / Landmark
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Built in 1913-15, the Scheepvaarthuis is often regarded as the first building designed in the style of the Amsterdam School. This Art Deco-ish style drew on the examples from Art Nouveau and the Glasgow architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The hotel that currently occupies this former joint…
Spectacular, beautiful, example of the 'Amsterdamse School' architecture. Must see for fans. Now a hotel.
Scheepvaarthuis, now the Amrath Hotel, was originally built to house a group of Dutch shipping companies. The building, a jewel of the Amsterdam School of architecture, is adorned with terra cotta sculptures of famous Dutch explorers and captains. The roof-top is a stylised sea-scape. I never get…
Nice place to visit, when you are fond of dutch shipping (history). Also nice expositions for the kids