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Architecture of France

24 November 2009

1843 – Palais de Justice, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France

The Palais de Justice is one of two important buildings on the semicircular Place Jean Jaurès – the other is the Hôtel de Ville designed by Victor Laloux. This Beaux Arts influenced building...

25 November 2009

1850 – Ste-Genevieve Library, Paris

Architect: Henri Labrouste Designed in 1839, and opened in 1851, the library was intended to contain the treasures of a nearby cloister. Like the Old Library in Trinity College Dublin, the library has...

09 October 2014

1860 – Fontaine Saint-Michel, Paris

Architect: Gabriel Davioud The Saint Michel Fountain is located between the boulevard Saint-Michel and the Place Saint-André-des-Arts. It depicts the archangel Michael vanquishing the Devil, evoking thoughts of the battle between Good and...

14 July 2009

1860 – House of an Architect, Cite Malesherbes, Paris

Architect: M. Amoudru

21 June 2010

1860 – Palais de la Bourse, Lyon, France

Architect: René Dardel Designed as a multipurpose building to house the Chamber of Commerce and the Commercial Court as well as a museum of art and industry, construction started in 1856 and the...

16 October 2009

1862 – Notre Dame Chapel, Boulogne

Architect: Charles F. Hansom From The Building News, February 28, 1862: This chapel, of which we give a view in our present number, has recently I been erected on the outskirts of Boulogne,...

28 August 2012

1862 – Proposal for Channel Tunnel

A proposal for a tunnel under the English Channel by an Engineer named Chambers in a periodical, The London Journal. “The important and interesting discussion of the feasibility of connecting the railways of...

29 April 2013

1863 – Design for Hotel de Ville, Tourcoing, Nord, France

Architect: Léon Rohard Winning entry in a competition to design a town hall for Tourcoing, held in 1863. Although they awarded the premium to Parisian architect Léon Rohard, the council decided to hold...

25 June 2010

1863 – New Mairie, Paris

As published in The Builder, November 14 1863.


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