MODERN ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORIC BUILDINGS


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Arc de Triomphe
Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile at the western end of the Champs-Elysees was commissioned after the 1806 victory of Austerlitz.

Tour Eiffel
The iconic Tour Eiffel on Field of Mars erected 1888 for the World Exhibition to symbolise the art of modern engineering and to celebrate a century of industry and science in France.



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The Eiffel Tower in Paris followed a design by engineers Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier who already designed many bridges for the French railway network.

Jardin du Trocadero
Classic modern style Palais de Chaillot 1937 by architects Louis-Hippolyte Boileau, Jacques Carlu and Leon Azema. Between the Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre in the 16th arrondissement and the Eiffel Tower across the Seine.

Parc du Champ de Mars
The Wall of Peace on Champ de Mars or Field of Mars is a public greenspace at the former site of a military school in the heart of Paris. Le Mur pour la Paix by artist Clara Halter and architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte

Hotel des Invalides
Dome des Invalides at the L'Hôtel national des Invalides was built to become Napoleon's tomb and was inspired by basilica St. Peter in Rome.

Place Vauban
Place Vauban named after Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633-1707) a fortifications engineer and French Marshal of the sun king Louis XIV. Famous for the construction of the star-shaped citadel of Lille.

Musee de l' Armee
Musée de l' Armée

Pont Alexandre III.
Pont Alexandre III. is a 1896 neo-baroque or Second Empire or Beaux-Arts style arch bridge over the river Seine.

Hermes
Former harness saddle workshop Hermes at Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore Nr. 24 at the 8th arrondissement.

La Madeleine
La Madeleine looks like a Roman temple, but is a Roman Catholic church in the heart of Paris. Neo-Classical style design by architect Pierre-Alexandre Vignon.

Gare Saint-Lazare
Railway station Gare Saint-Lazare is one of the six terminus stations in Paris and opened in August 1837.
The building was designed by architect Eugene Flachat.



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