Tag: Paris

Official opening of the Eiffel Tower.

One hundred and twenty-eight years ago today, on March 31st 1889, engineer Gustave Eiffel, with a handful of brave guests, hoisted an […]

The 1910 Great Flood of Paris.

In the last week of January 1910, the Seine River flooded the city of Paris and its surrounding neighborhoods causing […]

The New Bridge: Le Pont Neuf, Paris.

The King of France Henry II was asked by Parisians to build a new bridge across the expanse of the […]