Saint-Gilles Art nouveau

10 €

Some of the most significant Art Nouveau buildings in the city are located in Saint-Gilles

Departure time : 2.00 p.m.
Duration : 2h
Place of departure : At the corner of the Avenue Brugmann and the Avenue de la Jonction, 1060 Brussels
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Some of the most significant Art Nouveau buildings in the city are located in Saint-Gilles. Many facades are decorated with wrought-ironwork, stained-glass windows, sgraffiti and ornamental woodwork, boosting both the attractiveness of the houses and the social standing of the house-owners. Architects including Ernest Blérot, Paul Hamesse, Armand Van Waesberghe and Paul Hankar embarked on a frenzy of creativity as they competed for clients.