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1885-1925: Beaux Arts

Neoclassicism Gone Wild


Combining classical Greek and Roman architecture with Renaissance ideas, Beaux Arts was a favored style for grand public buildings and opulent mansions. Learn about Beaux Arts Architecture.
The Paris Opéra

The Paris Opéra, designed by Beaux Arts architect Charles Garnier

Photo by Flickr Member Peter Rivera, Creative Commons 2.0
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