Even on a sunny day like today, this part of Amsterdam is stark. North of the city’s historic center, the canal is straight as an arrow and unforgiving, the sheds and warehouses on its concrete banks prove that the area’s industrial origin is not far behind us. But take a turn onto a set of interconnected wooden walkways and into a new floating neighborhood, called Schoonschip, and things start to feel homey.
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