Surroundings

Rotterdam on the rise, the city at your feet

Metropolis Rotterdam. A worldly city with an impressive skyline. The 'Manhattan on the Maas' is developing at lightning speed. The renewal drive of the striking port city is internationally also highly appreciated. An incredibly interesting place to live. More and more people are discovering all the city has to offer.

The ‘City of Architecture’ attracts attention from all corners of the world trekt uit alle windstreken de aandacht

Not so surprising with its variety of architectural styles, museums, skyscrapers, shops and attractions. No other city can show off the the Markthal like Rotterdam. We have the Euromast, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, the Erasmus Bridge, the Rotterdam, the Van Nelle Factory and the Kunsthal. Rotterdam has always been ground-breaking. The perfect place for an icon like The CoolTower.

In top 10 of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel

The futuristic architecture, the inspiring urban initiatives, the hidden gems and the growing offer of art, culture, catering and entertainment centers provided Rotterdam - as the only Dutch city - even a top 10 place in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016. Chief editor Tom Hall describes Rotterdam as a 'city of tough people'. It’s bursting with modern, postmodern and contemporary buildings and a variety of art, top quality restaurants and an atmospheric nightlife. Everyone wants to live in a cool tower!

Baankwartier popular hangout

The development of the Baankwartier from introvert citydistrict to a lively urban area is in full swing. With plenty of space for sky high buildings such as The CoolTower.

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The special Baankwartier has a rich history. The luxurious dance halls and more than a hundred cafés were bombed during the war. After the bombing, the Baankwartier became an example of the reconstruction architecture.

Beating heart

The design of The CoolTower does justice to the scale of the Baankwartier. It’ll connect the different identities of Rotterdam: reconstruction and high-rise buildings. Nowadays a very attractive residential area, with a view over the Maas and the bustling city center. Close to the popular Witte de Withstraat, one of the busiest catering streets in Rotterdam, and the Witte de With Quarter, the beating heart of the Rotterdam art scene.