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Gedung Merdeka a.k.a Societeit Concordia (2)

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Ex Police Headquarter

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This is one of my favorite Art Deco building with colorful windows at the facade. Built by CPW Schoemaker in 1917 and was used as Police Headquarter. Streamlines and simple, yet make one of the most important architecture achievement during art deco era in Bandung city. The building is vacant and the local municipal has still no idea what to do with this jewel.

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Elita Bioscoop from above

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This is the view taken from Great Mosque of Bandung. Similar post here for front facade view.

Villa Isola / Bumi Siliwangi (1)

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Built in October 1932 – March 1933 for a wealthy Dutch millionaire Dominique William Berretty.  Architect : CPW Schoemaker. University of Indonesia Education use this building with the name of Bumi Siliwangi.

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Staats Spoorwegen – Train Station

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Train Station by JW Ijzerman as architect who designed the building in 1931. Located on Jalan Stasiun Timur 1, Bandung.

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Indische Pensioenfonds : Gedung Dwi Warna (2)

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Gedung Merdeka a.k.a Societeit Concordia

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Asia Africa Conference in 1955 was held in this building which located in the same street name to honor the event.

Rebuilt in 1921  by C. P Wolff Schoemaker for “de bevordering van gezellig verkeer”. As a meeting place, at first they used to gather having some tea in the Warung De Vries.. (Museum of the Asian African Conference).

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Geology Museum (2)

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Again, the home of Java Man or Geology Museum on Jalan Diponegoro (formerly Rembrandt Straat) , Bandung. You might want to check similar posting here.

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Abandon Building : Swarha

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Swarha on Jalan Asia Afrika Bandung. Architect CPW Schoemaker built the building during the period of 1930-1935. Formerly hotel and stores, but abandon since 60’s.

Home of Java Man : Geology Museum

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Geology museum which was build in 1928 with Art Deco style by Menalda van. Schowenberg. This museum host Pithecanthropus erectus or Java man.

Soekarno, the first President of Indonesia visited the museum in 1960. Located in Jalan Diponegoro Bandung. Continue reading ‘Home of Java Man : Geology Museum’

For moviegoers : Elita Bioscoop

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For Bandung moviegoers during the golden era, Elita a cinema building located in Jalan Dalem Kaum Bandung. A local footbal club now using this building and turn into futsal field.

Broken view : Bandung Post Office

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Kantor Pos Besar Bandung (formerly Posten Telegraaf Kantoor) on Jalan Asia Afrika. Built in 1928 by J Van Gent with Art Deco Style.
Local government has constructed the pedestrian bridge including giant videotron resulting unfavorable view in surrounding landscape.


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