Zwanenburgerstraat

Photolocation 8

1Then | The present location of the Stopera was formerly occupied by four large flat blocks and two smaller ones, in a grid with three streets running through it: Lange Houtstraat, Korte Houtstraat, and Zwanenburgerstraat. This area was created by filling in part of the Amstel River around 1600. In the Dutch Golden Age it was home mainly to Jews, but also to other immigrants.

Now | This is what it looks like now:
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10 9 8 7 6 1 2 5 3 19 4 11 16 15 14 12 13 18 17 You're viewing photos from the outdoor exhibiton Then & Now, Photographs of the Waterlooplein neighbourhood around 1960. Come to the Jewish Historical Museum for more photos of Philip Mechanicus in the major retrospective of his work from May 24 to October 27, 2013.

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