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Amsterdam Buildings : Netherlands Architecture

Historic Structures in the Dutch Capital, The Netherlands Built Environment

Historic Amsterdam Building

Latest Building added:

Museum Het Schip, Spaarndammerplantsoen 140
Date built: 1921
Design: Michel de Klerk Architect
Museum Het Schip Museum Het Schip Amsterdam Het Schip Museum Het Schip Museum Amsterdam
photographs © Gonzalo Navarro
Celebrated example of Amsterdam School architecture.

Historic Amsterdam Buildings

Key Historical Amsterdam Buildings, alphabetical:

Amsterdam American Hotel, Leidseplein 28
Dates built: 1898-1902
Design: Kromhout / Jansen
Amsterdam American Hotel
photograph © Adrian Welch
Amsterdam building : incl. Hotel Cafe Restaurant American

Amsterdams Historical Museum
Amsterdams Historical Museum
photograph © Adrian Welch

American Hotel Extension
Date built: 1928
Design: Rutgers
American Hotel Extension
photograph © Adrian Welch

Beurs – Exchange aka Koopmansbeurs
Dates built: 1884-1903
Design: Berlage
Amsterdam Beurs
photograph © Adrian Welch
Amsterdam Exchange

Magna Plaza – former post office
Date built: 1899
Design: Peters / Ruijssenaars
Magna Plaza
photograph © Adrian Welch
Magna Plaza

Munttoren – junction of Singel, Vijzelstraat and Amstel

Munttoren
photograph © Adrian Welch

Nieuwe Kerk
Date built: c.1400
Nieuwe Kerk Nieuwe Kerk
photographs © Adrian Welch

The Rijksmuseum – National Museum

The Rijksmuseum
photograph of existing building
Amsterdam museum

Royal Palace of Amsterdam – Koninklijk Paleis te Amsterdam, Dam Square
Dates built: 1648/65
Design: Jacob Van Campen
Koninklijk Paleis te Amsterdam
photograph © Adrian Welch
Dam Square : Dutch Classical architecture, formerly ‘The Town Hall’

Theater Museum – 168 + 170 Herengracht
Date built: 1638
Design: Philip Vingboons

The Town Hall, Dam Square – see ‘Royal Palace’ above

Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

Nieuwmarkt – old building:
Nieuwmarkt
photograph © Adrian Welch

Da Waag : The Weigh House, Nieuwmarkt
Date built: 1488
Da Waag
photograph © Adrian Welch
The Weigh House was designed as a city gate – Sint Antoniespoort
Cafe in de Waag : oldest secular public building in Amsterdam

Westerkerk
Date built: 1631
Westerkerk Amsterdam Church Building
photograph © Adrian Welch
Amsterdam Church buildings

Zuider Kerk

20th Century Amsterdam Buildings

Key 20th Century Amsterdam Buildings, alphabetical:

The Apollo Schools : Montessori School + Willemspark School
Dates built: 1981-83
Design: Herman Hertzberger Architect
Apollo Schools
photo © Frits Dijkhof

Apollo Schools Amsterdam
photo © Herman Hertzberger

De Drie Hoven Elderly Home

Design: Herman Hertzberger Architect
De Drie Hoven Elderly Home
photo © Willem Diepraam

De Eilanden School

Design: Herman Hertzberger Architect
De Eilanden School
photo © Kees Rutten

Lin Mij (textile workshop)
Dates built: 1962-64 – demolished
Design: Herman Hertzberger Architect
Lin Mij Amsterdam Lin Mij Amsterdam
photos © Jan Versnel

Student House Amsterdam
Dates built: 1959-66
Design: Herman Hertzberger Architect
Student House Amsterdam
photo © Herman Hertzberger

Student Housing Amsterdam Student Housing Amsterdam
photos © Johan van der Keuken

More Historic Amsterdam Buildings online soon

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam Architecture Walking Tours

Amsterdam Architecture – contemporary building information

Traditional Amsterdam canal houses
Famous stretch of housing – dating back to 17th century – at The Golden Bend on the Herengracht Canal between Leidestraat and Vijzelstraat.

Stedelijk Museum, Oosterdokskade

Buildings outside Amsterdam

Kroner Muller Museum, Houtkampweg 6, Otterlo
Sculpture garden + large art collection incl. works by van Gogh

Mahler 4 Office Tower
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Mahler 4 Office Tower

Rem Koolhaas of OMA – celebrated Dutch architect

Amsterdam Buildings: photos © Adrian Welch unless stated otherwise

Werkhuis LOOS architects, NL

Comments / photos for the Historic Amsterdam Architecture page welcome

Website: Amsterdam