Found project: Forney art library

    Project : Forney art library

    Language variant : Hotel de Sens

    Architect : n/a

    Completion: 1519

    Locality : Paris

    Country : France

    Building style : Gothic

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    Description :

    “On July 28, 1830, a stray cannonball pierced the eastern façade of Hôtel de Sens, lodging itself permanently in the wall. Built originally for the archbishops of Sens in the fourteenth century, this hôtel was remodelled completely by Archbishop Tristan de Salazar. The building has seen many more changes since but its façade still has the cannonball.”

    One Thousand Buildings of Paris, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2003, p. 152.

    Ed. Katriina Puputti

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