Headquarters Holland-Amerika Lijn; now Hotel New York

J. Muller, C. M. Droogleever Fortuyn, C. B. van der Tak
1901, 1908, 1919




The current Hotel New York was built in 1901 as headquarters for the Holland America Line--extremely important for transatlantic shipping. It was designed by architects Müller and Droogleever Fortuyn and built in phases; it was was later extended by Van der Tak.

Views of the entrance facade with atlantes figures. (I don't know what they represent.)

 

Entrance with art nouveau decorative details

 
 
 

Rounded corner with relief panels on each side (second story)

 

Relief panels depicting personified figures for Africa and Europe




Works Cited or Consulted:
Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard. Architecture Guide to the Netherlands 1900-2000. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 2006.
Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard. Architecture Guide to Rotterdam. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 2007.
Groenendijk, Paul and Piet Vollaard. Guide to Contemporary Architecture in the Netherlands. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 2004.



Buildings on this site in Kop van Zuid

De Rotterdam (OMA, Koolhaas)
Erasmus Bridge (Van Berkel & Bos)
Headquarters Holland-Amerika Lijn (J. Muller et al)
Luxor Theater (Bolles+Wilson)
Maastoren (Dam and Partners)
Montevideo (Mecanoo Architects)
New Orleans (Siza)
Office Building KPN/ Belvédère (Piano)
Office Building Wilhelminahof (Dam et al)
Terminal Building Holland-Amerika Lijn (Brinkman, Van der Broek and Bakema)
Workshop Building Holland-Amerika Lijn/Las Palmas (Van der Broek and Bakema; Benthem Crouwel)
World Port Center (Foster)


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