Former tourist group Latitude 43, French Heritage monument to St tropez

'Tourist group' directed by the architect Georges - Henri Pingusson in 1932, inserted in a site overlooking the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. The building is built in six months, reinforced concrete with brick fills hollow. The original program is very comprehensive and includes, in addition to the hotel's 110 rooms (of which 90 with bathrooms), a restaurant, a sports complex with swimming pools and tennis courts, a casino, shops and ancillary service buildings (Castle of water, laundry, garages, drivers rooms and transformer). The architect signs across the building, drawing also furniture, lighting fixtures, carpets and even the costumes of the staff. Inaugurated on July 14, 1932, the hotel is open only for a few seasons. During the second world war, he is commandeered by armed French, Italian, German and American. He served from 1945 to 1947 Center of rest for ex-detainees to return to the concentration camps. From 1948, the hotel is transformed into condominiums.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Former tourist group Latitude 43

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 136434
  • item : Ancien groupe touristique Latitude 43
  • Location of the building :
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Saint-Tropez
  • Address : avenue Général-Leclerc
  • Place name : le Pilon
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 83119
  • Zip code of the municipality : 83990
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : building
  • 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
    • 2nd quarter 20th century
  • Year : 1932
  • Date of protection : 1992/09/08 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/06/04

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

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :4 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • vestibule
    • terrace
    • park
    • ARC
  • 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 : 2 various other information are available
    • owned by a private company
    • property of a private person 1992
  • Detail :
    • Façades, toitures-terrasses et parties communes (hall et espaces de circulation intérieurs et extérieurs) de l' immeuble principal
    • appartements portant les n°s de lots 155 et 103
    • transformateur EDF
    • composition du parc constituée d' une série d' emmarchements et d' un relief sculpté (cad. AH 158, 160) : inscription par arrêté du 8 septembre 1992
  • Mérimée reference : PA00081795

Men involved in this construction


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