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New life breathed into centuries-old Toko Merah

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, July 24 2012 | 05:30 am
New life breathed into centuries-old Toko Merah

PREMIUM Heritage building: Toko Merah was built in 1730 by the Dutch. The red building is now being renovated after being left unattended for 10 years. JP/Anggi M. LubisIt is not easy for passersby to simply overlook the imposing red building on Jl. Kalibesar in the Old Town area of West Jakarta.

On its unplastered brick wall is an epigraph stating that the building, named Toko Merah or the “Red ...