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Make-Over for the Coolsingel

By Alexandra - Saturday, April 15, 2017

April sees the start of exciting renovation work on the Coolsingel, one of the most recognized and busy streets in the Rotterdam city center. Plans were unveiled in November 2016… Read more…

Stairway to Heaven…in Rotterdam

By Alexandra - Thursday, June 2, 2016

Throughout the summer, Rotterdam continues to celebrate reconstruction of the city which has taken place since the bombardment in 1940 until the present day.  See Rotterdam Celebrates the City (‘Rotterdam… Read more…

Touring Rotterdam Town Hall

By Alexandra - Friday, December 4, 2015

Amidst the ultra-modern architecture of Rotterdam stand two stately buildings along the Coolsingel; the Post Office (sadly it currently sits empty), and the Town Hall (Stadhuis). It was the latter… Read more…

The Curious Cube Houses of Rotterdam

By Alexandra - Tuesday, November 17, 2015

  The nickname commonly used to refer to Holland’s second largest municipality is “City of Architecture” based on thousands of unique and ultra-modern buildings, bridges, tunnels and other structures erected… Read more…

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