You are here

Amsterdam neighbourhood lures hipsters with cheap waterfront housing

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 05:50

BT_20160905_NAHAM5_2475324.jpg
Rents of working-class houses in the tuinwijken - quaint villages built in the 1920s and 1930s for Noord's wharf workers - stand at about 895 euros a month, around half of Amsterdam's average.

Amsterdam

WHEN Vincent Vollenbronck was living in Amsterdam's northern harbour as a teenager, it was a derelict expanse of potholed streets and abandoned docks where he would sometimes throw bricks through the windows of empty warehouses. Now, he is helping developers transform it into

sentifi.com

Market voices on:

Powered by GET.comGetCom