Horta House - Brussels
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 50° 49.465 E 004° 21.362
31U E 595509 N 5631175
Quick Description: The Maison et Atelier Horta responded to the professional and family needs of the architect, and were built in 1898-1901 on two lots in a fashionable district of the town.
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Date Posted: 9/5/2012 12:23:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMF7EH
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 3

Long Description:
After his divorce, he leased the building for a while, but then continued living there, making changes in the interior; a terrace and a winter garden were added and the atelier was enlarged. The facade is built from stone and has delicately designed metal railings. The most spectacular element in the building is represented by the vast glass ceiling over the main staircase. In 1919 the buildings were sold to Major Henri Pinte and in 1926 the two parts of the building were separated. In 1961 the Commune of Saint Gilles acquired the residential part for a museum of Horta's work.
City, State or City, Country: Brussels, Belgium

Year Built: 1898

Architect: Victor Horta

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