De Dageraad

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De Dageraad information

Amsterdam , The Netherlands
Address
Street Pieter Lodewijk Takstraat
Getting there
tram 4 Amstelkade
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Following the key Housing Act of 1901, which forced the city to rethink neighbourhood planning and condemn slums, De Dageraad housing estate was developed between 1918 and 1923 for poorer families. One of the most original architects of the expressionist Amsterdam School, Piet Kramer, drew up plans for this idiosyncratic complex in collaboration with Michel de Klerk