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25 November 2009

1709 – Hôtel de Soubise, Paris

Architect: Pierre Alexis Delamair Now used as the National Archives, this was originally built as a home for Francois de Rohan, Prince of Soubise. The house has a massive forecourt surrounded by a...

25 November 2009

1826 – Exchange House, Paris

Architect: A.T. Brongniart & E. de Labarre Napoleon wanted the stock exchange to be housed to reflect “the grandeur of the capital” so a new building was started inn 1808. The site was...

25 November 2009

1728 – Assemblée Nationale, Paris

Architects: Lorenzo Giardine The Assemblée Nationale is a building with a varied history of ownership, redevelopment and differant purposes. In 1792, it was confiscated and redeveloped as a Parliament building. The twelve column...

22 July 2009

1878 – Royal British Commission, Exposition Universelle, Paris

Architect: Gilbert R. Redgrave The third Paris World’s Fair, called an Exposition Universelle in French, was held from 1 May through to 10 November 1878. It celebrated the recovery of France after the...

14 July 2009

1860 – House of an Architect, Cite Malesherbes, Paris

Architect: M. Amoudru

14 July 2009

1888 – New Railway Terminus, St. Lazare, Paris

Architect: M.J. Lisch