Found project: Place Vendôme


    Project : Place Vendôme

    Architect : Louis XIV (commissioner)

    Completion: 1725

    Locality : Paris

    Country : France

    Building style : Baroque

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    Description :

    One of the most prestigious and luxurious hotels in the world, Hôtel Ritz Paris, is located at Place Vendôme. The hotel became a favourite of many of the world’s wealthiest people like Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marcel Proust, Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Jean-Paul Sartre, Elton John and Coco Chanel, who lived in the hotel more than 30 years. Mohamed Al-Fayed owns the hotel. From this hotel started the fatal journey of his son Dodi Al-Fayed and Princess Diana, which led to their death.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%B4tel_Ritz_Paris (April 13, 2011).

    http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%B4tel_Ritz_Paris (April 13, 2011).

    Ed. and transl. Katriina Puputti



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    Place Vendôme
    Place Vendôme
    Image © Arto Kuorikoski