Throwback: 1980

Waterside wharves

Utrecht is in a constant state of flux, but luckily, some things never change. The waterside wharves in the city centre are still lined with friendly terraces where you can sit and enjoy a sunny morning or afternoon. In 1980, these people were sitting in the sun outside the Foo coffee bar, which was based in one of the wharf cellars on Vismarkt. You’ll still find coffee bars here, but most of the terraces on the waterside have disappeared in this part of town. So something has changed after all.

> In collaboration with Het Utrechts Archief. Visit them on Hamburgerstraat 38

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