American Hotel, Amsterdam: Distant view with corner tower



The American Hotel on the Leidseplein is a hotel and café restaurant with an Jugendstil reading room. It was built in 1898-1902 by W. Kromhout and W.G. Jansen in the style of Hendrik Petrus Berlage. In 1927-1928 an expansion was realized from a design by the architect G.J. Rutgers in collaboration with K. Bakker. Both the expansion and the café are National Heritage sites.


Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Hotel Americain, Amsterdam

  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Decorative arts

  • Hotels

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Twentieth century

  • Art Nouveau

Place of Creation
  • Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

  • Amsterdam

  • +52.363889+4.881389

Departments and Units
Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Access Rights Open Access
Content License


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