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July 22: Amsterdam – Plan Zuid 3

The dénouement of the Plan Zuid immersion.

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I continued the route from the Victorieplein in the most obvious way and turned onto Rooseveltlaan, mirroring the approach on Churchilllaan. Here in the southeastern corner of the Victorieplein, a mysterious turning and disappearing stair, which I find very compelling.

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The infinite view down Rooseveltlaan.

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Aww what a cutie!

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At the other end of the Rooseveltlaan is the Europaplein, beyond which are these jarringly hi-tech large-scale buildings.

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So, back into the Plan Zuid interior we go, here heading west on Deurloostraat.

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Looking south on Krammerstraat, a more intimate, one-way street.

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Forceful squares on Deurloostraat, between Krammerstraat and Haringvlietstraat.

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Back at the Churchilllaan bridge over the Boerenwetering, the southern side of which is capped at each end by a statue of a child tending to a pile of animals: here a girl with squirrels, and at the other end, just visible at right, a boy with rabbits. (Edit: looks like some bunnies may have insinuated themselves in with the squirrels over here too.)

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Terminating the southern view down the Boerenwetering is the Ernst & Young office tower, all the way across the A10 Ringweg.

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Upon approaching the Apollo House from the east, one is waved at by this kelpy sculpture.

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A closer look at the rather spatially complex portico of the Apollo House.

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The very Art Deco letters are a spiffy touch.

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The entry area spills out to the side in an unexpected fashion.

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On Apollolaan across from Mozartkade, a most excellent stepped pair of fanciful bay windows.

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Further along between Bachstraat and Beethovenstraat, one of the most curious entry details in all of Plan Zuid, evoking a bug-eyed beaked creature.