maandag 1 augustus 2016

10 Historic Buildings & Places That Vanished In Brussels

Ice skaters in the 'Pôle Nord' in the Central Halles Palace (1893- 1914)
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From the middle of the 19th century, Brussels underwent a gigantic metamorphosis. The Senne was covered, and wide avenues were constructed which connected the new urban districts to the city center. Beautiful buildings in the new architectural styles of the Belle Époque arose everywhere, and after WWII, many existing sites were set to be demolished in favor of urban renewal. We take a look back at the historic buildings and places that no longer exist in the capital... 

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