Les Invalides, or the Hôtel National des Invalides, stood on the edge of the Seine long before it was used for the Exposition Universelles of Paris (Lewis). Les Invalides was originally built for the housing and care for disabled veterans (Lewis).…

Pont Alexandre III connects the Champs-Élysées, which is home to the Grand Palais and Petit Palais, to the Place des Invalides, another part of the 1900 Exposition Universelle. When it was constructed for the Exposition, the Republic government…

The Grand Palais had a far more dramatic debut than its smaller partner. While the Petit Palais was designed by a single architect, the Grand Palais was designed by three. Charles Girault, the architect of the Petit Palais, oversaw Henri Deglane,…