In this composite image a comparison has been made of Les Halles in the Grote Markt. Commemorations of The First World War Centenary begin in 2014 and will last until 2018.
*** COLOR 2014*** YPRES, BELGIUM - MARCH 10:  Cars are parekd near Les Halles in the Grote Markt on March 10, 2014 in Ypres, belgium. A number of events will be held this year to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
***ARCHVE 1915***  Les Halles in the Belgium town of Ypres, the site of three major battles during World War I, and almost completely devastated by bombing. 1915  (Photo by Hulton ARCHIVE/Getty Images)