Paris: Glass Pyramid of Ieoh Ming Pei
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Glass Pyramid of Ieoh Ming Pei
|In 1983, French President François Mitterrand proposed to renovate the building allowing displays throughout the building. Architect I. M. Pei was awarded the project and proposed a glass pyramid for the central courtyard.
Date: May 22, 2009
Longitude: 2° 20.10'
Latitude: 48° 51.67'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2011-Jul-31