November 20, 2009

Book Covers/Architecture: The Coolest Building in Brussels

"Dutch detective of Eric Walter (een moord in het N.I.R.) issued in Belgium 1941. Pulp issue, cover by: De Greef" from twincovercollector's Flickr

Flagey, Brussels, Belgium (photo)

"Flagey Square is famous for the art deco building occupying its entire southern side, the former Maison de la Radio (renamed to "Flagey" in 2002 and now hosting a cultural center)" (Wikipedia) It was built between 1935-38 and designed by Belgian architect Joseph Diongre. (1) If you visit don't miss the Café Belga which you'll find in the Flagey building. (See photo)