Paris has a unique architecture, and by paying attention to it, one can notice that the Paris doors themselves are true works of art !

Some beautiful Paris Doors

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blue vintage door in paris, france – Photo available at Etsy
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Art Deco style door in Paris France
Paris doors

Art nouveau, art deco, or romantic style

If you pay a little attention to Parisian architecture, it is not uncommon to discover unusual buildings, unclassifiable or simply from the most original architectural currents, art nouveau and art deco to name a few. ‘them. What would Paris be without its Haussmann boulevards, Its Art deco style, but above all its many building doors, which are sometimes true works of art. Between moldings, gilding, sculptures, we no longer know where to turn! Each large door, sometimes even unique in style, is part of a specific era. The similarities or differences between these doors make them stand out more in the sometimes greyish urban landscape. Between art nouveau, art deco, or romantic style, these still remain today precious vestiges of a historical past.

Paris doors
Paris doors
purple door in paris – Digital photo wall art available here
Paris doors
vintage door knob wall art – Photography Elisabeth Perotin
Paris doors
Paris doors

The most beautiful door in Paris located 29 avenue Rapp, near the Eiffel Tower

The most beautiful of Paris Doors

But above all, a bit of history ! The famous prefect Georges Eugène Haussmann, as we well know, was at the origin of reforms that changed the face of Paris in the 1850s. Widened avenues, narrowed courtyards and unified architectures: this is only the beginning. Because very quickly, this one creates the Grands Boulevards, but also, makes build parks, stations. In short, without him, Paris would probably not be the one we know today! As you will see, these doors mix all styles together and the result is just sublime. From Art Deco, with its straight, raw and symmetrical shapes, to Art Nouveau, favoring curves, arabesques, colors, but also « organic » patterns, such as flowers, leaves, all accompanied by metal structures. According to some connoisseurs, it seems that the most beautiful building door in Paris is in the 7th arrondissement, at 29 avenue Rapp. The building, built in 1901, was awarded thanks to its facade at the Paris competition, the same year! Entirely covered with ceramics by Alexandre Bigot, the owner of the building at that time, it also serves as a veritable showcase for his creations.

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