Architecture | History
Sixties in Amsterdam
Following the hippy trail in Amsterdam
- Dam sleepers
The photos of people from all over the world sleeping out in the open on the most central square of the city went viral. In Amsterdam a lot more is possible. Who were these people and what brought them to Amsterdam?
Happenings at ‘‘t Lievertje’
Mid 1960s a fast growing group of youngsters gathered around this small statue and made the mayor force to resign. How did that escalate?
- Drastic urban planning
The sixties were not the years for architecture. Learn about the drastic changes that sparked the bicycle movement.
The now world famous pop temple Paradiso was almost torn down. Was was the role of squatters in the preservation of this former church and many other buildings?
Peace, love and freedom. The Vondelpark still holds the promise of the hippy era.
The Sixties tour on YouTube
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