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. Beyaert, this building dating from 1874 promotes a “national” style, inspired by local models. The traditional and typical patterns of Flemish architecture are interpreted with it and freedom to show the revival of art and culture in Belgium.
Location of La maison des chats:
Details of the first floor balcony
second floor balcony