Façades of The Hague #22

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

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

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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.

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All pictures taken in March 2016.

 

Bertus Pieters

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