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City Showcase (All games welcome) => Mayors' Diaries => Topic started by: DeclantheMayor on April 29, 2022, 10:24:12 PM

Title: Rembrandt, Republic of Willemia
Post by: DeclantheMayor on April 29, 2022, 10:24:12 PM
Rembrandt is the largest and oldest city in the Republic of Willemia. Settled in 1653, it has evolved into a modern city since then.
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The CBD of Rembrandt at night.


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Another aerial view of the city, showing the northern part of the CBD.


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The heritage-listed Victoria Hotel, built in 1856 and remains one of the city's most luxurious hotels.


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The modern Struijcken Bridge, built in 1993 and carries a large chunk of the city's road traffic.


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The Republiek Hotel, built in 1928 and remains a popular 5-star hotel for executives, government officials and multi-millionaires.


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The 45-storey Rembrandt Square building, completed in 1965 and stands 172 metres tall. It was the tallest building in Willemia at the time of its completion.


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Rembrandt also has a large number of Victorian terrace houses, built in the latter half of the 19th century.


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The Rembrandt Central Station, built in 1903 and is the busiest railway station in Willemia.


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The Oranje Bank Tower, built in 1990, is the tallest office building in the city. It stands 320 metres tall and has 63 floors.


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The 67-storey Oostbank Centre stands 250 metres above the Rembrandt skyline. It was completed in 1977.


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The 335 metre Omroeptoren (Broadcasting Tower) was constructed in 1986.


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The Universiteit van Rembrandt is the oldest and most prestigious university in the city.


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Despite their Art Deco appearances, the Spoorweg Hotel (left) and the Manhattan Apartments (right) were built long after Art Deco's popularity had waned. The Manhattan Apartments, a New York-style residential tower, was built in 1976, and the Spoorweg was built in 1989.


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The St Mary's Catholic Church was built in 1879 and stands 82 metres above the ground. It is also a major city landmark.


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The heritage-listed Langbroek Department Store is one of Rembrandt's most iconic high-end retailers, operating since 1847, although the building was constructed in 1923.


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The 50-storey Easton Centre Hotel (centre) was built in 2000 and is one of the city's most popular hotels for business travellers.


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The 75-storey Willemstraat Tower is among the newest skyscrapers in Rembrandt. Completed in 2017, it is also the tallest residential building in the city.


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The first office skyscraper in Rembrandt, the Metrobank Building was completed in 1960 and stands 121 metres tall with 27 storeys.


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Another major transportation hub, the Victorian-style Haarlem Railway Station was built in 1856 and was one of  the largest railway stations in the southern hemisphere at the time of its completion.


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In the northern suburb of Eindhoven, these low-wealth apartment buildings were constructed between 1956 and 1965 to allow housing for poorer residents, as well as to relieve housing demand in the postwar years.


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In the inner western suburb of Rotterdam, a row of luxury 19th-century terraces run along most of the western end of Rotterdam Park.


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At the northern end of said park, the Rembrandt Police headquarters stands there.


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Immediately north of the Batavia River, Noord-Rembrandt contains a combination of colonial-era and modern residential and commercial buildings.
Title: Re: Rembrandt, Republic of Willemia
Post by: IDS on April 29, 2022, 10:49:55 PM
Looking good! I like the variety of buildings you have (I really love those rowhouses) as well as Rotterdam Park.
Title: Re: Rembrandt, Republic of Willemia
Post by: DeclantheMayor on April 29, 2022, 10:53:33 PM
Quote from: IDS on April 29, 2022, 10:49:55 PMLooking good! I like the variety of buildings you have (I really love those rowhouses) as well as Rotterdam Park.
Thanks. ;)