Architectural ensemble, French Heritage monument to Amiens

Tour of 103 meters in height, designed by the architect Auguste Perret in 1942 and built from 1950 to 1954 in the context of the reconstruction of the place Alphonse Fiquet. Conducted done in reinforced concrete, the Tower, square in plan, has 30-storey housing. Both belfry-campanile Tower-monument and building residential, it symbolizes the reconstruction of Amiens after World War II, standing out on the profile of the city next to the arrow of the Cathedral.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Architectural ensemble

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Architectural ensemble, Tour of 103 meters in height, designed by the architect Auguste Perret in 1942 and built from 1950 to 1954 in the context of the reconstruction of the place (...) Architectural ensemble, French Heritage monument to Amiens amiens, somme

Location and general information

  • identifier : 131574
  • item : Ensemble architectural
  • Location of the building :
    • Somme
    • Amiens
  • Address : place Alphonse-Fiquet
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 80021
  • Zip code of the municipality : 80000
  • Order in the communal list : 22
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : urban
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 20th century
    • 3rd quarter 20th century
  • Year : 1950
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1975/10/29 : inscrit MH
    • 2001/08/17 : inscrit MH
    • 2003/03/04 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/12/03

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • any information about this construction.
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Interest of the building : Inscription 17 08 2001 (arrêté) annulée pour cause d'erreur sur la propriété.
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :4 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • turn
    • elevation
    • building
    • station
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other : 3 various other information are available
    • owned by a private company
    • property to a public institution of the State
    • private property 1992
  • Detail :
    • La façade et la couverture de la Tour Perret (cad. AI 39) : inscription par arrêté du 29 octobre 1975 - L' ensemble architectural Auguste-Perret de la place Alphonse-Fiquet (gare, immeubles d' habitation) (cad. CW 47
    • DZ 1
    • CR 3
    • AI 38, 40, 42) : inscription par arrêté du 4 mars 2003
  • Mérimée reference : PA00116079

Men involved in this construction


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