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The European Union project brought jobs and investments to the city, but in the process entire neighborhoods were razed to make room for unbendingly modern, steel-and-glass buildings, and as more countries join the EU, more massive complexes are being built. What remains of the old blocks has seen an influx of ethnic restaurants catering to the tastes of lower-level Eurocrats; VIPs eat in their own dining rooms.
Berlaymont. The landmark, star-shape Berlaymont is the home of the European Commission, the executive arm of the EU. rue de la Loi 200, B1040.
The European Council of Ministers groups representatives of the EU national governments and occupies the pink-marble Justus Lipsius building. rue de la Loi 175.
European Parliament building. The European Parliament building, known for its rounded glass summit, looms behind the Gare du Quartier Leopold. rue Wiertz 43.
- Address: Place Schuman and Place du Luxembourg, Etterbeek, Brussels
- Location: Cinquantenaire and Schuman
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