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Old Posted Oct 16, 2007, 1:33 PM
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Doesn't this building help the tourists with the navigation?
I think it's a good piece of Architecture.
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Old Posted Oct 16, 2007, 6:13 PM
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agreed.
it is a hideous, hulking building.
not clearly modern.
not clearly anything else.
like pan am/met life...it broods over everything.
What a violent comment for such an important and elegant piece of modern architecture. I love it, I love eveything about it!
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Old Posted Oct 16, 2007, 7:28 PM
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Doesn't this building help the tourists with the navigation?
I don't know.
The area is not very touristy. Far from Montmartre, Notre Dame or the Champs Elysées.
Besides, I reckon that it's not easy to lose one's way in Paris. The street map is not tricky.
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Old Posted Oct 26, 2007, 6:49 PM
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What a violent comment for such an important and elegant piece of modern architecture. I love it, I love eveything about it!
sorry but i find it to be a violent piece of architecture.
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Old Posted Oct 26, 2007, 8:02 PM
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It is far to be the ugliest building of Paris or if you thinks this you don't have a accurate vision of Paris.
The Montparnasse tower is not in front of 7 floors haussmanian building.

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Old Posted Sep 22, 2008, 6:31 PM
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^Tonight, from the angle of Edgard Quinet and Raspail.
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Old Posted Sep 23, 2008, 12:44 AM
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The roof! The roof! The roof is....up high!



One of the best observation perches I've found...anywhere in the world.
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Old Posted Oct 4, 2008, 8:24 PM
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Nuit Blanche in Paris... light beam and psychedelic music at the foot of the Tour Montparnasse.
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Old Posted Dec 8, 2008, 7:35 PM
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What a BEAST! Love this building, mostly cause it stands out like Shaq Diesel visiting China. Put this building in Chicago or Houston, you would NOT be able to spot it.
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Say what you want about this tower, but I find it absolutely gorgeous, it's simple elegant design is striking, the dark color of the building reflects that of the eiffel tower and I would even be in favor of a darker facade, perhaps a darkening of the white vertical lines. It stands out but I believe it fits paris better than any conventional skyscraper could.

The only problem is the base of the structure and how it interacts with the street, I would be in favor of a renovation, but to change the design or color of the building itself would be a tragedy.
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Old Posted May 28, 2015, 8:10 PM
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The only problem is the base of the structure and how it interacts with the street.
True and that's the main problem of Montparnasse tower and many projects built during the 60's 70's.
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So is the building still despised by Parisians?
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