Visiting historical sites will no doubt be endless in Medan. In addition, many heritage sites the Dutch occupation in Medan and historical sites that have survived and are still useful even now still very much. London Sumatra building located in the street Kesawan is one of the Dutch colonial heritage buildings which are still functioning sebaga office buildings in Medan. Besides peninnggalan colonial buildings, in Medan are also many unique buildings such as mosques Bangkok, Church of India, the old City Hall Old House, etc..
Building London Sumatra or referred Lonsum building was completed in 1906 along with the birth of Queen Juliana, Royal Dutch family. The house was built by David Harrison, the owner of a rubber plantation company Harrison & Crossfield (H & C), based London. Although built in the 90’s, the facilities in this building is pretty awesome. As with Lonsum listed building the first building in the field of using technology to reach the elevator five floors.
At that time the building serves as an office Lonsum trade and plantations. Built with five floors and an overall creamy whitewashed building, this building was formerly known as The Juliana. Adapting the architecture of this building from the architectural style of the houses in London around age 18-19. architectural model influenced European styles such as the forms window on either side of the building. Building that extends upward, the window shape, long and wide, and the poles are sturdy ladder in front of the entrance shows the uniqueness of the Dutch colonial architectural styles are very striking and beautiful.
Soon after Indonesia’s independence, ownership Harrison & Crossfield company turned to the hands of Indonesia. Currently the building is still used as the London Sumatra Lonsum office building and renamed PT PP London Sumatra. Location is very strategic Lonsum Building, located in downtown Medan rich in buildings of high historical value, such as a post office in Medan, Jakarta Lloyd Building, Bank Indonesia and more. It daearah Kesawan on Jl. Gen. Ahmad Yani has a long history and become one of the historical attractions that enter the nature reserve and the local government field have maintained their existence.
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