Eiffel Tower

Skyscraper

Height With Antenna/spire
324 m (354 yd)
 

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Projects
 

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A competition was held in 1884 for a design to be built for the World's Fair in 1889 to mark the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. (Details)
The structural technique involved the use of cross-braced and lattice girders for support construction. (Details)
The tower is composed of two sections. (Details)
 

Tourist attraction

Near travel destination
 

Building

Floors
3
Building Function
Observation tower
Transmitter station
 

Structure

Architect
Architecture Firm
Barbier, Benard and Turenne
Construction Started
1887-01-28
Opened
1889-03-31
Contractor
Structural Height
301 m (329 yd)
Construction Cost
French franc (8,500,000)
Engineer
Engineering Firm
Owner
Société Nouvelle d'Exploitation
Address
Champ de Mars (Paris, Paris)
 

Location

Geolocation
2.295 × 48.858
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