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Famous French Gothic architecture buildings

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List of famous buildings in the French Gothic architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of French Gothic architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic French Gothic architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular French Gothic architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. List features items like Notre Dame de Paris, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco.

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  • The Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Amiens, or simply Amiens Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral and seat of the Bishop of Amiens. It is situated on a slight ridge overlooking the River Somme in Amiens, the administrative capital of the Picardy region of France, some 120 kilometres north of Paris. It is the 19th largest church in the world. Medieval cathedral builders were trying to maximize the internal dimensions in order to reach for the heavens and bring in more light. In that regard, the Amiens cathedral is the tallest complete cathedral in France, its stone-vaulted nave reaching an internal height of 42.30 metres. It also has the greatest interior volume of any French...  more
  • The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the fifth-largest cathedral in North America, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. It is located at 89 Ridge Street in the Lower Broadway neighborhood of Newark, New Jersey. Envisioned as a "fitting monument to the faith," construction began in 1899 and was finished in 1954. The original design called for an English-Irish Gothic Revival church, but plans were later modified in favor of a French Gothic Revival style....  more
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    Felix M. Warburg House

    The Felix M. Warburg House is a mansion located on 1109 Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street in the Upper East Side in New York City. Today the Jewish Museum is located there. The six-story mansion, built in 1908 to designs by the architect C. P. H. Gilbert, was constructed for the philanthropist Felix M. Warburg. The style is a revival of early French Renaissance architecture from the period Francois I. Warburg purchased from Perry Belmont a lot that measured 100 feet along Fifth Avenue, but required Gilbert to cover only half of it with his house, permitting a side lawn fifty feet across on the avenue. When it was completed, Warburg's father-in-law Jacob Schiff feared that it was ostentatious and...  more
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    Flatiron Building

    The red-brick Gooderham Building is a historic landmark of Toronto, Ontario, Canada located at 49 Wellington Street East. On the eastern edge of the city's Financial District, it is in the St. Lawrence neighbourhood wedged between Front Street and Wellington Street, where they join up to form a triangular intersection. Completed in 1892, it was an early example of a prominent flatiron building. The Gooderham Building is the focal point of one of Toronto's most iconic vistas: looking west down Front Street towards the building's prominent rounded corner, framed on the sides by the heritage commercial blocks along Front Street, and with the skyscrapers of the Financial District towering in...  more