before - after
the morning sun - the wall
This site will present a short history of the oldest part of the Dutch
town of Zwijndrecht - across the river Oude Maas from Holland's oldest
These pages will disclose copies of
the correspondence between Lucien den Arend and the developer who received
a permit from the Municipality of Zwijndrecht Holland to build a wall in
front of den Arend's windows. These used to let in the morning sun which
rises above the Dordrecht horizon. The reflected light would give light to
the halls and staircase which have no windows themselves.
Move your mouse over the photographs
to see the situation as of the 2001-2002 winter.