Cité de la Musique (Paris, France) : General view of the southwest wing, from south, depicting most of the façade

Creator:
Portzamparc, Christian Urvoy de, 1944-
Published/Created:
221, Avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris, Île-de-France, France
1989-1995
Date Depicted:
8/1/1993
1950 AD - 2010 AD
Materials:
concrete
steel
Notes:
A group of institutions dedicated to music and situated in the La Villette quarter, 19th arrondissement, Paris, France. It consists of an amphitheater; a concert hall that can accommodate an audience of 800-1,000; a museum of music, containing an important collection of classical music instruments dating mainly from the fifteenth- to twentieth-century; and exhibition halls, workshops and archives. Part of François Mitterrand's Grands Projets along with the Parc de la Villette, the Cité de la Musique reinvented La Villette - the former slaughterhouse district.
Variant Titles:
City of Music
Topics:
Architecture -- France -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Postmodern
Culture:
French
Accession Number:
1A1-PCD-CM-B3
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architectural exteriors; music; Performing arts construction buildings; exhibition buildings; museums; buildings; performing arts buildings; concert halls; complexes; mixed-use developments
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Base Collection
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
8/1/1993
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10091399
PID:
digcoll:1788924