Design for the Grand Hotel du Louvre, 164-168 rue de Rivoli, Paris, for the Societe immobiliere de la rue de Rivoli: first floor plan

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RIBApix ref no RIBA97061
Architect/DesignerArmand, Alfred (1805-1888)
Hittorff, Jakob Ignaz (1792-1867)
Pellechet, Auguste Joseph (1829-1903)
Rohault de Fleury, Charles (1801-1875)
Subject Date1855
Image Date1854
Library ReferencePB232/3(6)
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The architects were engaged by the Societe immobiliere de la rue de Rivoli to prepare designs for several plots in the area between the rue de Rivoli and the rue St Honore. This plot was to house the Grand Hotel du Louvre which opened in 1855 in time for the Exposition Universelle and operated until 1887. The building gradually included more and more retail space until in 1887 the hotel closed and moved across the street, leaving the entire building as a department store.

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