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Dutch facades
Netherlands, Zaanse Schans, Jan. 2011

The house in the picture is now a national monument. Originally, in 1820, it stood in Zaandam. It was the shop where Albert Heijn started his grocery, which has become the international concern Royal Ahold NV. In 1965 the shop was moved to the Zaanse Schans and is now a sort of museum.
In the picture the flag is half mast because a few days earlier, Albert Heijn, grandson of the founder of the Ahold Concern and ex chairman of the Board, was deceased at the age of 83.
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Nov 10 2011 18:13 GMT Annamaria
I remember these lovely houses...;-)
Nov 10 2011 19:25 GMT marioalbertina
Good memory ! !.........
Nov 10 2011 20:12 GMT Pea2007
A great piece of history.
Nov 11 2011 00:03 GMT Prettypixels
Unusual buildings...
Nov 11 2011 00:03 GMT Prettypixels
Unusual buildings...
Nov 11 2011 02:56 GMT T1MELESS PRO
You can understand why it is a national monument when you look at it.!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nov 11 2011 11:23 GMT clintonfolks
I agree with Timeless..
Nov 11 2011 11:33 GMT bandsix
An amazing building, Peter.... what a good job it is a National monument...it would be very sad to lose history and heritage...
Nov 11 2011 15:38 GMT jett366
Interesting!
Nov 11 2011 17:52 GMT sayalio
Fantastic house, thanks!!!
Nov 13 2011 03:00 GMT larrybenedict
Easy to identify a Dutch facade...like no other. I like the corbels on the side too.
Nov 13 2011 18:21 GMT hallo
Beautiful Dutch facade well maintained and photographed!
Nov 13 2011 19:42 GMT charlie26
Beautiful to see these houses. Lovely place to be.
Nov 14 2011 12:25 GMT senna3
Thanks everyone for the nice comments!
Nov 15 2011 09:48 GMT abojovna PRO
Beautiful architecture!
Nov 15 2011 10:44 GMT senna3
Thank you Claudia.

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