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Brussels to adopt whimsical new street names
« on: August 22, 2018, 11:36:51 AM »

The Guardian: Ceci n’est pas une rue: Brussels to adopt whimsical new street names

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In Brussels, the home of surrealism, city officials have given their blessing to rename a street in homage to one of René Magritte’s best-known paintings.

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Ceci n’est pas une rue (This is not a street) is inspired by The Treachery of Images, painted in 1929 by the Belgian artist, who lived in Brussels for decades.

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It was one of nearly 1,400 suggestions made by the public in response to an initiative to generate interest in a regeneration project in a former industrial district in the north of the city.
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Re: Brussels to adopt whimsical new street names
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2018, 12:08:02 PM »

Awesome. There should be transparent street signs.



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