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Subway Station, Paris Metro Entrances (1904)*

Artist/Designer: Hector Guimard

Project Location: Paris, France

Figure 1: Paris Metro Entrance. Source: Bret Arnett, Metro Entrance. 2003, Digital Image. Available from Flickr,. ( Source | Accessed : December 26, 2013 )

Style/Period(s):
Art Nouveau

Primary Material(s):
Metal, Glass

Function(s):
Train Station, Transportation

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century, 1904

Additional Information:
Publications/ Texts in Print:
Lanier, Graham F. Hector Guimard. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1970.

Ovenden, Mark. Paris Underground: the Maps, Stations, and Design of the M├ętro. New York: Penguin Books, 2009.

Vigne, Georges. Hector Guimard: Architect Designer (1867-1942). New York: Delano Greenidge; Enfield: Airlift, 2003.



Building Address:
Cite Subway Station
75004 Paris, France

Significant Dates:
1899- competition to design the entrances.
1900-1912- 141 entrances were constructed, 86 still exist.

Tags:
Paris Metro Entrance, metro, transportation design, subway, trains, art nouveau, hector guimard,

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