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SPAARNDAMMERBUURT

HET SCHIP - EIGEN HAARD

(currently "HET SCHIP" MUSEUM)

**

1913-19

Author : M. De Klerk

Address : Hembrugstraat / Oostzaanstr. / Spaarndammerplantsoen, 1013 XT Amsterdam (north-west to the railway station) (orientation : 360° - whole block) (map) (bus 22 from Central Station -- follow signs to "Spaarndammerbuurt") (tel +31-20-475.09.24 or 418.28.85 ; e-mail: golf@wolmail.nl)

Style : Amsterdam School

Visits : yes (see official website)

Comments : dwelling block comprising a post office

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FORMER CITY HALL
(currently integrated into hotel The Grand)

*(*)

Address : Oudezijds Voorbrugwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam (phone +31-20-555.3.111 / fax +31-20-555.3.222)

Style : Amsterdam School

Visits : for the guests only (hotel / restaurant)

Comment : massive and severe building, quite luxurious inside (try to visit the "first class wedding room" ** on the first floor, re-decorated by Chris Lebeau in 1926)

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AMSTERDAM COMMODITIES EXCHANGE
(KOOPMANSBEURS)

**

1898-1903

Author : Berlage

Address : Damrak 243-277, 1012 ZJ Amsterdam (near the railway station) (phone 020-5304113 / fax 020-6204701) (orientation : W and S (principal façade)) (map)

Style : Arts & Crafts (?)

Visits : yes (Tue.-Sun., 10:00-16:00)

Comments : mosaics by Toorop in the café

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BATAVIA

*

1918-20

Author : J.H. Slot

Address : 84-85 Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam (Olofspoort, near the railway station) (orientation : NW)

Style : Amsterdam School

Visits : no

Comment : see also the back façade in the Oudezijds Kolk

DE BURCHT -- Currently NATIONAL TRADE UNIONS MUSEUM

* (inside)

Author : Berlage

Address : H. Polaklaan 9, 1018 CP Amsterdam (trams 7, 9, 14, 20) (phone 020-6241166 / fax 020-6237331) (map)

Style : Arts & Crafts (?)

Visits : yes (Tue.-Fri. 11:00-17:00 ; Sun. 13:00-17:00) - Watch out : closed for works until 2010

Comment : former headquarters of the Diamond Workers’ Union

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  • Pictures : (5)
  • Comments + pictures : NL - NL - NL
TUSCHINSKI THEATER

1921

***

Address : Reguliersbreestraat, 26-28, 1017 CM Amsterdam (phone 020-623.15.10 / fax 020-625.31.99) (orientation : NNE)

Style : Jugendstil / Art Deco

Visits : during opening hours for the customers ; in addition, guided tours (75 minutes) are organised in July and August, Sundays and Mondays at 10:30 (written reservation required at least 2 weeks in advance) (group visits possible any time on request)

Comment : movie theater

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EIGEN HULP

**

1922-23

Address : Vrijheidslaan, Amstelkade, Amstedijk, etc. (Amsterdam South)

Style : Amsterdam School

Comment : dwelling block

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SCHEEPVAART HUIS

**

1913-16 and 1926-28

Authors : J.M. van der Mey, M. de Klerk & P.L. Kramer

Address : Prins Hendrik Kade, 108-111, Amsterdam (not far from the railway station) (orientation : W and NE) (map)

Style : Amsterdam School

Visits : exceptional (should be converted into "Grand Hotel Amrâth Amsterdam" in 2006)

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UNIVERSITY BUILDING

*

1925-27

Author : P.L. Marnette

Address : Oudemanhuispoort 4, Amsterdam (corner with Kloveniersburgwal)

Web link : Picture

CAFE "DE UNIE"

*

1924-25

Author : J. J. Pieter Oud

Address : 34, Mauritsweg, Rotterdam (phone : 010/4117394)

Style : De Stijl

Comment : the original building was destroyed ; the façade (only) was reconstructed here

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DE DAGERAAD

**

1921-23

Authors : P. L. Kramer, M. de Klerk

Address : Takstraat, Tellegenstraat, Henriëtte Ronnerplein, Schwartzeplein -- Amsterdam

Style : Amsterdam School

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St. HUBERTUS HUNTING LODGE

*** (inside)

1914-20

Author : Berlage

Address : National Park De Hooge-Veluwe, Otterlo (near Arnhem) (phone +31-55-378.1237)

Style : Arts & Crafts (?)

Visits : yes (info)

Comment :

  • the shape of the building and many of its decorative elements are based on the legend of St Hubertus
  • In the same park, see also the Kröller-Müller Museum built in 1937 by H. Van de Velde (Houtkampweg, Postbus 1, 6730 AA Otterlo) (phone : 0318-59.10.41) (Tue.-Sun., 10-17h)

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UTRECHT POST OFFICE (Hoofdpostkantoor)

1917-24

**

Author : J. Crouwel jr.

Address : Neude, Utrecht (center)

Style : Dutch Art Deco

Visits : yes (main hall -- remarkable) (Mon.-Sat.)

Web link : Pictures

HILVERSUM CITY HALL

1924-30

Author : Dudok

Address : Dudokpark 1, Hilversum

Style : Art Deco

Visits : guided tours every Sunday at 2 pm (information: Dudok Centre, tel. 035-629 22 62.)

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SCHRÖDER - SCHRÄDER HOUSE

1923-24

*** (inside)

Author : G. Rietveld

Address : 50a, Prins Hendriklaan, PO box 2106, 3500 GC Utrecht (eastern part of the city, near the Wilhelminapark)

Style : De Stijl

Visits : yes, Wed. to Sun., by appointment only (phone +31-30-2362.310) (admission and guided tour : 15 NLG)

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SONNEVELD HOUSE

1933

Authors : Brinkman and Van der Vlugt

Address : Museumpark 25 - 3015 CB Rotterdam - Tel. +31(0)10-4401200 - Fax +31(0)10-4366975

Style : International

Visits : The house is currently being restored, and will open its doors to the public as an annex of the Netherlands Architecture Institute in early 2001. (info@nai.nl)

Web links : Comments + pictures

Links

Jugendstil in Amsterdam (in Dutch)

The Amsterdam School (in Dutch)

Art Nouveau in The Hague (Den Haag)

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15/8/2009