Eiffel Tower Essays

  • Eiffel Tower Description

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    My first thought of the tower was a person standing with their legs apart and claiming power and independence, with their hands pointing to the sky. The Eiffel tower was the center of attention as it lit like a candle with golden color lights. The positive attitude of Mother Nature made my evening splendid, the wind blew through my hair and installed

  • Eiffel tower

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    Eiffel tower Just imagine you are standing 300 meters that is 984 ft above the ground, looking down at the beautiful city of Paris. The wind is blowing at your face and it is messing up your hair, but you do not care. You are on the top of the highest building in the center of culture, the magnificent Paris and that is all that matters. Yes, you are standing on top of Eiffel Tower. This is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Paris, the tall, lean tower. But have

  • The Paris Eiffel Tower

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    write about is The Eiffel Tower in France about its structure, history etc. Because Eiffel Tower is a very significant man-made building at that time(1889) and still the most famous and recognizable tower people could think of in the world nowadays. 1.1 History and background of The Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel Tower is located in Paris, France, buildt in 1889 and it is 1063 feet tall. The reason of the name of the Eiffel Tower is because it was named after Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, who was a famous

  • Speech: The Eiffel Tower

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    The Eiffel Tower And the Impact it has Made on the World I. Introduction A. Attention Getter-Every evening at sunset, the city of Paris is illuminated with the Eiffel Tower’s light show. 1. The monument is known for the light show, which consists of 20,000 gold lights displayed the first ten minutes of every hour. 2. Tourists from all over the world come to visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France to witness its beauty firsthand. B. Credibility Statement-Show the picture of the Eiffel Tower being

  • Essay On Eiffel Tower

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    Eiffel tower and Arch of Triumph In the old days Paris was known to be the capital of culture where many of the famous authors went for their higher education. In addition to that, the French people had great interests in building and architecture. Here are two of the best monuments that we can talk about today, Eiffel tower and Arch of Triumph. Eiffel Tower,  they started building it in 1887 and finished it in 1889 , its located in Paris on the Champ de Mars to be the entrance arch to the

  • History of the Eiffel Tower

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    The Eiffel Tower, also known as La Tour Eiffel in French, is a world famous structure located in Paris, France. The construction of the Eiffel Tower began in July 1887 and was completed in March 1889. The Eiffel Tower was chosen in a contest, out of hundreds of artist proposals, to being a center piece at the Exposition Universelle, World’s Fair, hosted by Paris in 1889. The purpose of the contest was to select a building which would commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of the French Revolution

  • The Eiffel Tower Project

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    Concept Phase: The Eiffel Tower project was a concept proposed by the Centennial Exposition Committee for the World Paris Fair Exposition and even though there was a purpose in mind, it wasn’t determined what the exact contribution or income this project would bring to the country. This project wasn’t a necessity for the country, it was more a form to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. But, in all event, a decision was made to continue with the initial concept of the project

  • Eiffel Tower Research Paper

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    The Eiffel tower was constructed by a bridge builder named Alexander Gustave Eiffel with the engineers Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier, and architect Stephen Sauvestre on March 31, 1889. They started building the Eiffel tower on January 26, 1887. Alexander Gustave Eiffel have previously worked on west train stations and the interior of the Statue of Liberty also. In 1889, Paris hosted a World’s Fair to the 100 year anniversary of the French Revolution. The tower opened to public in May 1889.

  • Impact of the Eiffel Tower on Society

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    the Eiffel Tower has been a topic of discussion for numerous years. Designed by Gustave Eiffel and Morris Koechlin, the Tower was built originally as a temporary structure. The pieces of this eye-catching building were to be disassembled and melted down after twenty years. This did not happen, however. The Eiffel Tower has become a colossal icon throughout the world; the Tower has brought in enormous revenue and has a scientific impact on French and all of Europe’s society. The Eiffel Tower has become

  • The Eiffel Tower: A Rich History

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    The Eiffel Tower Have you ever thought about going on vacation this summer? If you are, you should go to the wonderful Eiffel Tower located in Paris, France. There are many reasons as of two why you should consider going there, but these are the important ones; the life of Gustave Eiffel, description of the Eiffel Tower, and the tourist attraction. Alexander-Gustave Eiffel was an only son and the first child of Catherine- Melanie Eiffel and Francois-Aleixandre. He was born on December 15, 1832

  • Essay About Eiffel Tower

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    THE EIFFEL TOWER The Eiffel Tower was built for the world fair of 1889 and planned to be torn down. So why is it still here today? The Eiffel Tower has an amazing story that will pull you in instantly. The History of the Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower is so amazing. It stands 1,063 feet tall in Paris and took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 weeks to build which is an impressive time for such a tall building.The Eiffel Tower is a strong yet delicate building. It was made from puddle iron and many rivets

  • The Life And Life Of Gustave Eiffel Tower

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    Gustave Eiffel was born in 1832 in Cote-d’Or, France and died in 1923 in Paris, France. He was an architect who started building bridges and worked his way up to creating the world famous, Eiffel Tower. Although he was born in Cote-d’Or he was raised in Paris. His mother owned a charcoal-distribution business that she inherited from her parents. At the time of his birth his dad was an administrator for the French army but soon joined his mom. The family came up with the name Eiffel from the Eifel

  • The Eiffel Tower and The Statue of Liberty

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    the Eiffel Tower and The Statue of Liberty Beautiful scenery. Love. New experiences. Finding these things in two very popular cities. The Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower both are very popular tourist attractions, maybe for their beauty or perhaps their archeological structure. Who knows really but here’s a few similarities and difference between the two. Although the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty are different as well as similar the facts are clear. Even though, the Eiffel Tower

  • Comparison Of The Eiffel Tower And The Statue Of Liberty

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    May 8, 2014 Compare and contrast of the Eiffel Tower and The Statue of Liberty Standard H.4.B Beautiful scenery, Love, New experiences finding these things in two very popular cities. The Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower both are very popular tourist attractions. Maybe for their beauty or perhaps there archeological structure. Who knows really but here’s a few similarities and difference between the two. First, The Iron magician Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was born in 1832 in Dijon, France. After

  • The Importance Of The Eiffel Tower

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    Architecture There are many talented architects in the world and some that made the most magnificent structures. The Eiffel Tower is a structure that is built in France by the famous architect Stephen Sauvestre (interior design and drafting careers). Vespasian and Titus created one of the most interesting structures in the world the roman coliseum, this structure was built in 70 AD (interior design and drafting careers). Architects have done a lot in our world with building even if it’s from a house

  • Plan of Champ de Mars, Paris 1889

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    Findling, John E., Historical Dictionary of World's Fairs and Expositions, 1851-1988 New York: Greenwood Press, 1990 Jourdain, Frantz, Exposition Universelle de 1889 Paris: Librarie Centrale des Beaux-arts, 1892 Levin, Miriam, When the Eiffel Tower was New: French Visions of Progress at the Centennial of the Revolution South Hadley, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1989 Silverman, Deborah L., "The Crisis of Bourgeois Individualism", Oppositions 1977, vol. 8, p.70-91 Walton, William

  • Informative Speech On Paris

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    But on a smaller scale. (Take box with the Mona Lisa and The Eiffel Tower to the center table. Take out only the Mona Lisa and set box under the table. Walk ahead of students to show them the way and stand behind the table while they stand in front so they can see) This is The Louvre, the largest museum worldwide. There

  • Chicago World Fair Research Paper

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    One being the Ferris wheel, invented by George Ferris, that was created specifically for the air to outdo the Eiffel Tower. Electricity became more relevant after Thomas Edison was beat out by Nikola Tesla on the bid to provide electricity for the World Fair. His lights contributed to the idea of “The White City”. Walt Disney’s father was inspired which helped to the

  • A Revolving Attraction: The Ferris Wheel

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    the Eiffel Tower, George W. G. Ferris wanted to complete an attraction that would surpass the Eiffel Tower, and in doing so, he created the first ever “Ferris Wheel,” which took place in Chicago, at the World’s Columbian Exposition. In its opening week, the Ferris Wheel attracted many guests which marked its success. After its successful opening, many other cities were imitating it because of its widespread attraction. Therefore, the advanced technology and idea of surpassing the Eiffel Tower in 1893

  • New York 1939-1940 - Trylon and Perisphere

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    New York 1939-1940 - Trylon and Perisphere As the 1939 New York World's Fair was divided into many different thematic zones, its planners wanted a central symbol for this event. The original idea was to have a theme center, with twin 250 feet towers and a semicircular hall to display dioramas. Wallace K. Harrison, a prominent New York architect of the Harrison Fouilhoux firm, was selected to design the theme center in November 1936. Harrison wanted a design that would represent a new architecture