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This building is classé au titre des Monuments Historiques. It is indexed in the Base Mérimée, a database of architectural heritage maintained by the French Ministry of Culture, under the reference PA00086706 Wikidata-logo.svg.

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Object location48° 51′ 43.98″ N, 2° 17′ 17.69″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth - Proximityramainfo Edit coordinates on Wikidata

Palais de Chaillot was designed in classicizing "moderne" style by architects Louis-Hippolyte Boileau (1878–1948), Jacques Carlu (1890-1976) and Léon Azéma (1888-1978). It features two wings shaped to form a wide arc, but the wings are independent buildings and there is no central element to connect them: instead, a wide esplanade leaves an open view from the place du Trocadéro to the Eiffel Tower and beyond.

Palais de Chaillot 
Museum and former capitol building in Paris, France
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Location16th arrondissement of Paris, Paris, Metropolis of Greater Paris, Île-de-France, France
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48° 51′ 43.98″ N, 2° 17′ 17.69″ E
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The buildings are decorated with quotations by Paul Valéry, and sculptural groups at the attic level by Raymond Delamarre, Carlo Sarrabezolles and Alfred Bottiau. The eight gilded figures on the terrace of the Rights of Man are attributed to the sculptors Alexandre Descatoire (1874–1949), Marcel Gimond, Jean Paris dit Pryas, Paul Cornet, Lucien Brasseur, Robert Couturier, Paul Niclausse and Félix-Alexandre Desruelles.

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