Markthal Rotterdam

  • English: Market Hall

  • Address: 298 Dominee Jan Scharpstraat
  • Vicinity: Verlengde Nieuwstraat
  • Travel Genus: Eats , Sight
  • Sight Category: Building
  • Eatery Category: Quick-Service

Markthal is a horse shoe shaped residential and commercial building in central Rotterdam. The structure has 228 apartments and 1,200 below-ground parking spaces. The central market hall offers almost 100 food stalls and shops the market hall under a 40-metre-tall arch decorated with a large mural, Cornucopia, by artists Arno Coenen and Iris Roskam. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1000/00/00 During the excavation of the Markthal, a C10 farm from the village of Rotta is unearth 7 metres under the ground. The medieval artifacts are exhibited next to the central staircases underneath the Markthal.
1270/00/00 The river Rotte is dammed and a small fishing village supports trade and shipping. Remains discovered during the construction of the Market Hall are displayed near to the central staircases underneath the Markthal.
2014/00/00 MVRDV Architect The Markthal, a sustainable combination of food, leisure, living and parking opens in Rotterdam.

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Eats Eatery
Eats Time Lunch
Eatery Category Quick-Service

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Particulars for Markthal Rotterdam:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Area of Design Decorative Arts
Eatery Category Goodies
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Art Type Mural
Art Movement Postmodern
Historic Use Restaurant
Historic Use Retail shop
Eats Snack
Area of Significance Social History

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