The Hannon House Reopens in Brussels

La Gazette Drouot
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A sleeping beauty has awakened in Brussels' Saint-Gilles district. Closed since 2014, the Hannon House, a showcase of Franco-Belgian Art Nouveau, is reopening as a house-museum. © Paul Louis “When the façade was unveiled after restoration, I confess that my eyes teared up,” says Grégory Van Aelbrouck, curator of the Hannon House in Brussels. “Now that the railings have been regilded, it gleams like a lighthouse on the avenue.” Designed by Brussels architect Jules Brunfaut (1852-1942) and built in 1902-1905, the edifice reopened to the public on June 1 after seven years of works and restoration. However, it looks much

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