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Location address: Nederland, Zuid-Holland, Rotterdam
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The Witte Huis (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌʋɪtə ˈɦœys]) or White House is a building and National Heritage Site in Rotterdam, Netherlands, built in 1898 in the Art Nouveau style. The building is 43 m (141 ft) tall, with 10 floors. It was also the first hoogbouw (literally: high-rise building) in Europe. The building is listed as a Rijksmonument.
The ‘Witte Huis’ or White House was for a while the tallest officebuilding of Europe. It survived the bombing og 1940. It is one of the top 100 Dutch UNESCO buildings.