Menteng was the first housing project in Jakarta that follows the first law of urban planning in Batavia. Back in the day, it was conceptualized as Kota Taman (Garden City) whereas parks cover thirty percent of Menteng area. As the first Batavia’s Burgemeester (Mayor), G.J. Bisshop name was taken as one of Menteng’s park Burgemeester Bisschopplein also known as Taman Suropati. The park is located in the center of Menteng and surrounded by historical buildings that still exist until today, such as, Logegebouw (Bappenas building), Menteng Nassukerk (Paulus Church) and Rear Admiral Tadashi Maeda (also known as Museum of the Declaration of Independence). Our artist illustrates this chic, high-class residence area of Jakarta with soft bluish and reddish watercolor to emphasize the nostalgic feeling of Menteng as it is eight decades ago. This por trayal of Menteng-style architecture is a unique piece that will bring a breeze of old-school feel to your living space.