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Architecture of Rhone-Alpes

21 June 2010

1674 – Hotel de Ville, Lyon, France

Architect: Jules Hardouin-Mansart The Town Hall on place des Terreaux, was rebuilt in 1674 after a fire, by architects Jules Hardouin-Mansart and Robert de Cotte. In 1792 during the French Revolution, the half-relief...

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...

21 June 2010

1875 – Villa for Baron S. St.Trivier, Lyon, France

Architect: T.T. Smith Published in The Building News, January 22nd 1875.

21 June 2010

1993 – Opéra Nouvel, Lyon, France

Architect: Jean Nouvel In 1756, one of the first opera houses created inside an existing freestanding building was opened in Lyon. It was designed by Jacques-Germain Soufflot, the architect of the Panthéon in...