The Red Light District has changed and will never be the same again!
A lot of windows have been closed. ‘Charles Geerts’ was the first owner of windows who had to sell his windows due the decision of the local council.
Fashiondesigners (united as ‘The Redlight Fashion’-group) has taken the places of the girls who wanted to hire their bodies to anyone who wanted to pay for it.
But that is only for one year, after this period the rooms (houses) will be let as livingspace for anyone who wants to live (with €€€ or $$$) into the citycentre by the housingcompany who bought the houses from Charles.
The council wants to control the famous RED LIGHT DISTRICT from now on (far too late in my humble opinion!). More locations (the Singel/Spuistraat area & Ruysdaelkade) will follow soon; no more red lights, no more prostitution and no more sex or adult entertainment in the city centre (and beyond) of Amsterdam!
The ‘Casa Rosso’, ‘Bananenbar’ has to close the doors soon. The famous and very luxery sexclub (private house) Yab Yum at the Singel is closed already due a decision of the gouverment (BIBOB law). They have made a bad decision. The RLD and the sexindustry is something what is part of Amsterdam and belongs here.
In a few years there is only the Rijksmuseum, the Tulips & Madame Toussaud for the tourists who wanted to see ‘Pure’ Amsterdam.
At this moment(2008) there is a (wrong) gouverment and council who can decide what they want and this is the result of it… Thanx for this…. 🙁
Bye Bye RLD!
Here are the pics of the windows that has been closed from januari, 2008.
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