Breedestraat Otrobanda Western side

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This is the second part of the photo series that was created in response to the appearance of an old photo of the shop of Ackerman NV in the Breedestraat in Otrobanda. 

I would like to thank the following people for their contribution on Facebook:

  • Alan Hudson
  • Ada Kroon
  • Dave Dijkhuizen
  • Orestes van der Leyde
  • Marle Pardo Pinto
  • Helma Molhuijsen
  • John Henry Rigaud
  • Jeanette Bes-Kuenen
  • Ak Rojer

Western side of the Breedestraat (left hand side from the driving direction)

Underneath this article all pictures are included once again; these can be viewed in a larger format or as a slideshow.

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Breedestraat 20 (Rightmost red building)

To the left Casa Cesar (?) and in the red building to the right probably the Linder shop was located

(Contribution from Alan Hudson)


 

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Barbershop of barbers Cyrille, Weis and Tony

The building to the left was El Paraiso owned by Joe

(Contribution from Alan Hudson)


 

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Breedestraat 58

Upstairs the family Nouel lived and downstairs there was Casa Bill

(Contribution from Alan Hudson)


 

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The blue building was owned by May Flour and in the yellow building there was a grocery run by Dos Santos; the orange building was probably Botica Del Pueblo (Pharmacy)

(Contribution from Alan Hudson)


 

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Breedestraat 108 (leftmost, blue building)

Downstairs a bar/liquor store was located on the right hand side was the Trapsteeg with a strong odor

The building is recently renovated

(Contributions from Dave Dijkhuizen, Alan Hudson)


 

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At the left hand side the entrance to the former building of the political party Centro Demokraat; at the right hand side  the former La Prensa building (news paper)

(Contribution from Alan Hudson)


 

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Landskantoor / Landsloterij


 

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Breedestraat 186 (yellow building)


 

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According to the sign this is Breedestraat 171 Oost, but that cannot be true. The odd numbers are at the Eastern side and this building is at the Western side of the Breedestraat.

In the past this was the location of the European Style shop


 

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Breedestraat 42 (Casa Blanca)

In the orange building the bar  "Stupi Haltu" and rumshop Rom Pieterz were located

To the left Casa Blanca; in the past several people have lived here (Boelie van Leeuwen, family Vos, Veger, Ben Leito, Petronilia Coco "Petoi".

(Contributions from Alan Hudson, Ak Rojer, Dave Dijkhuizen, Helma Molhuijsen)


 

Click on each of the pictures for a larger version or click on the first and start a slide show