Lyon and the Alps Sights

Musée Urbain Tony Garnier (Tony Garnier Urban Museum)

  • 4 rue des Serpollières Map It
  • Quartier des États-Unis

Published 06/25/2015

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Built between 1920 and 1933, this project (also known as the Cité de la Création), was France's first attempt at low-income housing. Tenants have tried over the years to bring some art and cheerfulness to their environment: 22 giant murals depicting the work of Tony Garnier, the turn-of-the-20th-century Lyon architect, were painted on the walls. Artists from around the world, with the support of UNESCO, have added their vision to the creation of the ideal housing project.

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4 rue des Serpollières, Lyon, 69008, France

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Sight Details:

  • €3
  • Tours Tues.–Fri. 4:30, Sat. 2:30 and 4:30

Published 06/25/2015


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