Tag Archive | 1920s

Château Grammaire (Belgium)

The villa was built in the north of Belgium in the 1920s by a rich family of industrials. When several decades later their textile group went bankrupt, the family was forced to sell its château. Today, the abandoned villa is at risk of being torn down to make space for a retail store.

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VEB RWTX (Germany)

Industrial textile washing and painting plant. The company was founded in the 1830s. For a period of time, it was the biggest industrial textile washing group in Germany, which furthermore played a leading role in the field of chemical washing technology. Around the 1920s, the group became a VEB (Volkseigener Betrieb) – a company owned by the people.

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