UNESCO WHS | Stocklet House - Brussels
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The Stoclet Palace (French: Palais Stoclet, Dutch: Stocletpaleis) is a private mansion built by architect Josef Hoffmann between 1905 and 1911 in Brussels, Belgium, for banker and art lover Adolphe Stoclet. Considered Hoffman's masterpiece, the Stoclet's house is one of the most refined and luxurious private houses of the twentieth century.
The mansion has been occupied by the Stoclet family till 2002 and is still a private property and not open to visitors. It was designated as a world heritage site by UNESCO in June 2009.