Résidence de la Cambre

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Résidence de la Cambre

The Résidence de la Cambre is the first high-rise building ever built in Ixelles (Brussels). It was built in 1938-1939 according to the plans of architect Marcel Peeters in a style inspired by New York Art Deco architecture.[1] The 17-story residential tower, which stands on Boulevard Général Jacques,20 / Generaal Jacqueslaan,20 near the Place de l’Étoile / Sterrenplein in Ixelles, was classified as a historical monument on July 14, 2005.[2] In April 2007, EUR 740,000 were granted by the government of Brussels-Capital Region for renovating the façade and roof.[3]

The Résidence de la Cambre is a short walking distance from the Abbey of La Cambre / Ter Kameren and the eastern shores of the Ixelles Ponds, a part of Brussels particularly rich in outstanding Art Deco architecture.


  1. ^ Des immeubles de référence en Région de Bruxelles-Capitale - EuroBRU.com - Retrieved July 13, 2007.
  2. ^ Belgian Monitor, 13.09.2006, page 46632
  3. ^ Le 1er gratte-ciel bruxellois restauréLa Tribune de Bruxelles – Retrieved July 13, 2007

Coordinates: 50°49′2.33″N 4°22′40.92″E / 50.8173139°N 4.3780333°E / 50.8173139; 4.3780333