Awaiting demolition within several months, this building at the corner Grote Markt/Poelestraat in Groningen was painted pink last November. And not just a little bit pink but REALLY pink. For the new building that is going to arise a choice will have to be made from 3 designs, in which the inhabitants of the city also have a vote.
Why pink? I don't know. In fact a lot of people don't know and many of them are "not amused" by it. But according to the city council, the fact that the paint job "suddenly" happened without being announced in front should make clear that Groningen is a continuously changing city. The text in Dutch says: