Gustave Eiffel (French architect and engineer, 1832-1923)
Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France
exposed frame construction
300 m (height) (984 feet)
architecture and city planning
Exposition universelle de 1889
Commission was awarded by competition
the competition sought a plan for a monument for the International Exposition of 1889, celebrating the centenary of the French Revolution. The tower is built almost entirely of open-lattice wrought iron. It was the entrance gateway to the exposition.
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Eiffel, Gustave, Eiffel Tower, 1887-1889, Paris, Ile-de-France, France, TTU Arch Design Images. Image Source: Michael Peters. https://archimage.lib.ttu.edu/items/show/13573.
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