Detail View: Archivision Base to Module 9: Apartment Complex rue La Fontaine

Preferred Title: 
Apartment Complex rue La Fontaine
Alternate Title: 
Groupe d'immeubles,17-19-21 rue La Fontaine, 43 rue Gros, 8-10 rue Agar
Image View: 
General view along the base of rue Gros, from north
Creator: 
Hector Guimard (French architect, 1867-1942)
Location: 
site: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Location Note: 
17-19-21 rue La Fontaine, 43 rue Gros, 8-10 rue Agar
Date: 
1909-1911 (creation)
Cultural Context: 
French
Style Period: 
Art Nouveau
Work Type 1: 
apartment house
Work Type 2: 
housing project
Classification: 
architecture
Material: 
stone; brick; iron
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Inscription: 
Rue Agar elevation, plaque which reads "A LA TRAGEDIENNE AGAR, QUI HABITA AUTEUIL & PASSY DE 1870 A 1880"
Subjects: 
architectural exteriors; Housing
Description: 
Group of seven investment properties built by a private development company with Hector Guimard as a shareholder. One of the intersecting streets was renamed rue Agar in 1912 in honor of the actress (tragédienne) Marie Léonide Charvin, known as Mme. Agar (died 1891). There is a plaque in her honor on the building.
Collection: 
Archivision Addition Module Two
Identifier: 
1A1-GH-HC-C1
Rights: 
© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.