March 15, 2011

Uptown to downtown

Galerie Ravenstein is a covered arcade with an impressive staircase and skylight, with shops on both sides of the wide middle walkway. It connects uptown to Central Station and downtown.  The Galerie was designed in the 1950s by Alexis and Philippe Dumont.
At the left, the façade of Bozar (from "Beaux Arts" or literally "beautiful arts", more on that later) and at the right the spire of the town hall.