Amsterdam photo of the day: they built the hotel around her house

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Apparently the lady who owned the house didn’t want to sell, so they just built the hotel around her.

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Jay
Jay
Sat, Feb 22, 2014 2:37am

In 1885. I don’t think they could do that today:

http://victoria-hotel-amsterdam.com/history.html

RogerBW
RogerBW
Sat, Feb 22, 2014 12:42pm

What nice neighbours to have.