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The large number of dwellings built at this time, both simple ones and rich canal houses, reflect the city’s prosperity.As a result the majority of the houses located in the city centre date back to the 18th rather than the 17th century.
Whereas the Golden Age was primarily a period of pitch and tar, the new era is better characterised as an age of gold and silver.Large poorly built working-class neighbourhoods were built.The period 1920-1940 was a time of economic recession.Throughout the Middle Ages houses were generally built of wood, a vulnerable type of construction material.The famous Houten Huis is no exception to this rule. Nevertheless, a surprisingly large number of Amsterdam dwellings still have timber frames.A home for the sophisticated traveller who knows where to experience affordable Amsterdam Comfort, Service and Hospitality.
Hotel Amstelzicht is one of the so-called, "three dancing houses". The characteristic Amsterdam stairway lead up to the rooms and which combine historic elements with modern furnishings.
The period 1585-1672, the Golden Age, was the hey-day of Amsterdam's commercial success.
At the time Amsterdam was the staple market of the world.
When visiting De Bijenkorf, do not just expect to fulfill your needs; rather enjoy the store’s selection and its taste.
Here is the big, six floors high department store like a feast - full of light, surprising with interesting objects, shinning with modern design, a mixture of intelligence and fun.
the town hall in the Dam Square (now the Royal Palace), the Westerkerk, Zuiderkerk, as well as a large number of canal houses among which De Dolfijn (Dolphin), De Gecroonde Raep (Crowned Turnip), the Bartolotti Huis, the Huis met de Hoofden (House with the Heads), the Poppenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 95 (commissioned by the Poppen family), the Trippenhuis (built for the Trip family), the Van Raey-huizen, Keizersgracht 672-674, and Sweedenrijk, Herengracht 462.