Façades of The Hague #22


Simple block with four bays with apartments and shops, Laan van Meerdervoort. Early 1920s; shop fronts may have been added or modified later.


Laan van Meerdervoort is The Hague’s longest avenue (5.8 km / 3.6 miles), even the longest in the Netherlands.


It is known to be a chic avenue, but the economically barren period during and after WWI called for simple housing without too much decoration.


[Click on the pictures to enlarge]

All pictures taken in March 2016.


Bertus Pieters

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.