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BEAUX-ARTS ARCHITECTURE - Beaux-Arts architecture expresses the academic neoclassical architectural style taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Features: Flat roof, Rusticated and raised first story, Hierarchy of spaces, from "noble spaces" to utilitarian ones, Arched windows, Arched and pedimented doors, Classical details, Symmetry etc.

What Is Beaux Arts Architecture?

Beaux Arts Architecture: Beaux Arts buildings have many of these features: Massive and grandiose; Constructed with stone; Balustrades; Balconies; Columns; Cornices; Pilasters; Triangular pediments; Lavish decorations: swags, medallions, flowers, and shields; Grand stairway; Large arches; Symmetrical façade.

Musee D'Orsay (Paris) is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, an impressive Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900.

Italy’s second-largest station (after Rome’s Stazione Termini) opened in 1931. It was originally modeled after Union Station in Washington, D.C., but when Mussolini came into power, he expanded the Beaux Arts design to include elements of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. The stunning results feature 118,000 square feet of marble flooring, an array of muscular stone sculptures, and five train sheds covered with vast iron-and-glass canopies.

18 Gorgeous Train Stations Design Lovers Must Visit

Italy’s second-largest station (after Rome’s Stazione Termini) opened in 1931. It was originally modeled after Union Station in Washington, D.C., but when Mussolini came into power, he expanded the Beaux Arts design to include elements of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. The stunning results feature 118,000 square feet of marble flooring, an array of muscular stone sculptures, and five train sheds covered with vast iron-and-glass canopies.

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The World’s Most Beautiful Train Stations

Gare du Nord, Paris Opened in 1864, this majestic Beaux Arts complex in Paris’s 10th arrondissement is one of the oldest rail stations in the world, still one of the busiest, and perhaps the most magnificent. Twenty-three female statues adorn its façade, each personifying a destination served by the rail line.