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1st concrete tower in Europe

Erected in 1925 in just 9 months for the international exhibition on hydroelectricity, this tower... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
stism
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Grenoble, France
Great tower in neglect

It's a shame that this interesting tower is in such a poor state. It just stands there closed to... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2016
Timofey V
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France
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May 21, 2017
“1st concrete tower in Europe”
Feb 12, 2016
“Great tower in neglect”
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Reviewed May 21, 2017

Erected in 1925 in just 9 months for the international exhibition on hydroelectricity, this tower was the first concrete tower built by Auguste Perret. This architect was a big fan of this new material. He is mostly famous for re-building Le Havre after WW II...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 12, 2016

It's a shame that this interesting tower is in such a poor state. It just stands there closed to visitors and crumbles slowly.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is said to be a historical building of France for this is the very second concrete made in France. But with time, it has become a dangerous building, impossible to repair not to do anything about it. What a shame!!!

Date of experience: July 2015
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