Villa des Hortensias

SCH38 Villa des Hortensias
Name Villa des Hortensias
Address Avenue Général Eisenhower 24
City/Neighborhood Schaerbeek
  • Art Nouveau
  • Eclecticism

Original use
  • Habitat

Year 1912
Architect(s) and/or artist(s)
  • Coppieters Jean

Built in 1912 to plans by architect Jean Coppieters, this beautiful, picturesque, eclectic-style fa├žade is worth a detour.

It has recently been completely restored (2018).

The facade had been painted white from top to bottom, removing all of its original appeal. After restauration, it found the red bricks and white stone alternation, the ornate balconies painted in green, and this magnificent sgraffito depicting hydrangeas remade on the basis of period documents.

Fortunately saved by the last owner who decided to revive this facade.

A real Renaissance !

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