2 thoughts on “Proposed tower for the Paris World Fair, 1937

  1. Shortly after, the whole Europe had other (very bad) matters to attend to, and fortunately (IMO) this silly project of a gigantic screw-shaped silo garage took a trip to oblivion. And if M. Freyssinet survived WW2 I guess he had many opportunities to commit himself to more useful buildings.
    Thank you Mark for digging up such a curiosity 🙂

    • That would have been a blot on the skyline of Paris, for sure. I think there were plans for other such towers (where you drive up the outside) in other places at the time – like New Your City or Chicago. None were ever built, at least not ones as tall as the one in this picture.

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