Plaque: Affordable Housing & Leopold II
29 May 1893 H.M. King Leopold II laid the first stone of this house, the hundredth built by the Cooperative Society of Ixelles for the Construction of Affordable Housing.
Law of 9 August 1889.
LE 29 MAI 1893
S. M. LE ROI LÉOPOLD II
A POSÉ LA PREMIÈRE PIERRE DE CETTE MAISON
BATIE PAR LA
SOCIÉTÉ COOPÉRATIVE D'IXELLES
POUR LA CONSTRUCTION DE MAISONS A BON MARCHÉ
LOI DU 9 AOUT 1889
Not missing a marketing opportunity, the builders have placed another similar but smaller stone in the front wall of the house (in the photo this is hidden by the car): "Ase. GELLÉ ARCHITECTE / J. POSTIAUX ENTREPRENEUR" On houses of this type the architect and builder are normally content to remain anonymous.
Site: Affordable Housing & Leopold II (1 memorial)
1050, rue du Printemps, 5