The Hague gets a new city hall
Week number 47-14
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
The old city hall of The Hague at the Groenmarkt, dating from 1565, is becoming to small. The department Municipal register and the council chamber are housed externally. A new building will be located at the Alexanderveld. Former mayor S.J.R. de Monchy breaks the ground. SHOTS: - ext. old city hall; ext. external locations; - arrival of De Monchy and company at construction site; breaking ground ceremony; construction workers and an excavator start digging; - scale model of the future city hall.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 31 March 1947