Archive for September, 2008

La maison des chats

Posted 13 September 2008 | By | Categories: Architecture | 4 Comments

La maison des chats or what would be translated into English as The House of Cats is a Flemish Neo-Renaissance building that won a first prize at the facade Contest organized by the City between 1872 and 1876 in the context of laying out the new Center boulevards. Designed according to the project of H. […]

Fountain at the Belgian Senate

Posted 06 September 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | 1 Comment

Fountain found just outside the Belgian Senate (Sénat Belge) in Brussels where visitors enter. Haven’t found any further information about the fountain itself. If anyone has an idea please leave a comment. Location of the Belgian Senate: View Larger Map Photos of fountain found at the Belgian Senate

Parc d’Egmont

Posted 03 September 2008 | By | Categories: Parks | No Comments

Le Parc d’Egmont (The Egmont Park) is composed of the formed-gardens of the Egmont palace which were modified several times between the XVI century and 1902, dates on which architect Galoppin laid it out as it is now. This park forms a pleasant little oasis of peace and tranquility in the heart of a very […]

Le Jeune Albert

Posted 02 September 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

Le Jeune Albert or De Jonge Albert in Dutch is the main character taken from the comic strip of the same name created by Yves Charland. Its the story of a kid living is post World War II Brussels who loves to play practicle jokes and makes life horrible for those around him. Compared to […]

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