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Nov 23, 2006, 8:09 PM
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City Name: Hillegom
Native Name:
State/Province: Zuid-Holland
Country: Netherlands
Population: 20348
Population Source & Year: Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek, Jan. 2006 ( www.cbs.nl )
About the city; Hillegom is famous of his many flower-company’s! They called this area ‘The Duin- en Bollenstreek’ In spring- and summertime you can see a typical Dutch landscape with endless fields of flowers.

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Official sources: http://home.planet.nl/~hansvw/water/sites/body_hill1925.html
Unofficial sources: http://debollenkrant.nl/CMS/images/stories/watertorenhg.jpg

Building Name: Watertoren Hillegom
Native Name: Water tower Hillegom
Other Names:
Address: Heereweg
City: Hillegom
Postal Code: 2161
State/Province: Zuid-Holland
Country: Netherlands
Official Building Website URL: http://leiden.rtvwest.nl/nieuwsitem/2393
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect: Unknown
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): 1 reservoir 660 m3

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- spire:
- roof: 45.25 m
- top floor:
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Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
- started:
- finished: 1925
- destroyed:

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Structure Type(s): Water tower
Building Use(s): Unused
Building Style(s): Old
Building Materials: Concrete

Nov 24, 2006, 2:04 AM
Did you not know that it was announced today that this tower will be renovated and reused? That seems like a huge piece of information leave out.

Nov 24, 2006, 10:08 AM
Now its unused, but there are plans to renovation in the future. The article says; they want it to be an information-centre for this flower-area a hotel, celebration hall, and a climb-wall.