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Art Nouveau at its BEST!

The complex work on the façade of the building rivals anything Barcelona or Brussels puts on show... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sfbigcelt
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San Francisco, California
Stunning Entrance

Substantial apartment building along the park in a substantial neighborhood. But the knock-out is... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
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4 weeks ago
“Art Nouveau at its BEST!”
Aug 25, 2018
“Stunning Entrance”
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This beautiful house, built in 1900 by architect Jules Lavirotte, is located in an area of the 7th Arrondissement famous for its elegant residences.
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29 avenue Rapp, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The complex work on the façade of the building rivals anything Barcelona or Brussels puts on show. There is so much detail, that binoculars or a good zoom lens on a camera are helpful for picking up details at the top of the building. I...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Substantial apartment building along the park in a substantial neighborhood. But the knock-out is the art nouveau entrance, quite unique. Would love to get inside.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Le derby alma just two minutes away and this building is beautiful to behold. The ornate beautiful carving of front door the arches and the mouldings. An architectural monument

2  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

I took a walk along the Avenue Rapp because I wanted to see this building. Yes it’s unique and nice to look at - but I wouldn’t recommend anyone to go out of their way to see this. There’s a nice little private courtyard near...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

We were wondering around and found this house. It looks different comparing to classic Paris style. We had a lunch at the Italian restaurant across the street - very nice

Thank Tanya K
Reviewed March 31, 2017

This classy apartment building has some of the finest art nouveau features in the world. A complete fantasy. Bring your camera.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed March 16, 2016

What a hidden gem this is. If you are in the neighborhood, it totally worth it to make the detour and admire its unique architecture, reminding of Gaudi in Barcelona. It was a delight to come across it and recommend it.

1  Thank ilGrec0
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

One of the best things we did in Paris was skip the hotel and rented an apartment. We were in one in the 7th arr. and it allowed me to take great walks at night when the family had called it a night. This is...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed June 1, 2015

This Art Nouveau building located on 29 Avenue Rapp in the 7ème arrondissement was design in 1898 by a French architect called Jules Aimé Lavirotte. The other buildings he designed to much acclaim are located in: 151 Rue de Grenelle, 7th arrondissement (1898) 12 Rue...More

9  Thank sipivu
Reviewed April 6, 2015

For architectural buffs and those who appreciate Art Nouveau, the building at 29 avenue Rapp in the 7th arrondissement is a must-see. The flamboyant facade with erotic symbolism, such as the unusual front door, won first place in the 1901 Paris facade competition. The stone...More

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