What happened to Cees de Sloper in Tilburg?
The century-old station building was replaced by the modern one. Because of all of this and some more parts of Tilburg, Cees Becht gained the dubious nickname Cees de Sloper (Cees the demolisher). In the 1980s, many locations, formerly occupied by wool factories had been filled with small-scale housing projects.
What is Tilburg famous for?
What is Tilburg known for? Tilburg is known as a city of textiles. The textile industry experienced its heyday in Tilburg towards the end of the 19th century. So it is with reason that the Textielmuseum is the most famous museum in Tilburg. In addition to the Textielmuseum, museum De Pont and Natuurmuseum Brabant are very popular.
Where to see Modern Art in Tilburg?
De Pont, The museum of Modern Art located in Tilburg. De Pont houses works from renowned artists such as Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor and Richard Serra. The museum is housed in a former wool mill, an important piece of Tilburg’s history.
Where is Tilburg-Noord located?
Tilburg-Noord is located north of the Wilhelminakanaal. The district has 23,340 inhabitants. Tilburg-Noord was built in the period 1966–1974. Therefore, it has many apartment buildings up to 16 floors, drive-in houses, green strips and industrial development.
Where is Centrum in Tilburg?
Tilburg Centrum is the downtown of Tilburg, and is situated between (clockwise) the Spoorlaan, Heuvelring, Paleisring, Schouwburgring and Noordhoekring, which is the same as the order of the one-way roads around the district.
Where are the skyscrapers in Tilburg?
, all the ‘skyscrapers’ of Tilburg, higher than 100 m (330 ft) are located within the district. The Hart van Brabantlaan is almost surrounded by high buildings like Westpoint Tower and the StadsHeer as a small part of the urban renewal.
Where is the Wandelbos in Tilburg?
In the municipality, Tilburg has the Wandelbos, a forest south of the similarly named neighbourhood in Tilburg-West, the Oude Warande, the Kaaistoep, a forest of 4.5 km 2, and partially, Huis Ter Heide in the northwest of Tilburg, a 6.5 km 2 -sized natural redevelopment area.