View over the New Maas River to Kop van Zuid with Hotel New York in Rotterdam Hotel New York in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Former offices of the Holland America Line. Art Nouveau style 1917 . Kop van Zuid is a neighborhood of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, located on the south bank of the Nieuwe Maas opposite the center of town. The district is relatively young . The Kop van Zuid is built on old, abandoned port areas around the Binnenhaven, Entrepothaven, Spoorweghaven, Rijnhaven and the Wilhelmina Pier.