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HOUSING VOORSCHOTERLAAN
BRINKMAN & VAN DEN BROEK, 1946-1949, Gerdesiaweg 347-555 en Frits Ruysstraat 61-67, Rotterdam
Woningbouw Voorschoterlaan / Housing Voorschoterlaan ( Brinkman & Van den Broek )
© 2007 Rook & Nagelkerke

ARCHITECT(URAL OFFICE):
Jo van den Broek
Brinkman & Van den Broek

ASSISTING ARCHITECT:
Henk Lops

BUILDING TYPE:
Housing

The block on the corner of Frits Ruysstraat and the two long ones on Gerdesiaweg comprise a total of 116 porch-access flats, with a communal garden at the rear. The small block on Frits Ruysstraat has ground-floor shops and a pitched roof. There is a café with lean-to roof on the corner. The long blocks have bay windows with full-height glazing in squares and a set-back rooftop level with a continuous balcony. The housing has been renovated, during which operation the outer walls were plastered and its wooden window frames replaced by PVC.