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Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste

[Church of St. John the Evangelist]

 

—Histoire de Paris —

 
Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 29, 2012
1. Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste Marker
Inscription. Construite entre 1894 et 1904, à la demande du curé de Saint-Pierre de Montmartre, dont la paroisse se révèle trop étendue, cette première église moderne de Paris est l’ouvre d’un disciple de Labrouste: Anatole de Baudot. Novateur à sa manière, ce théoricien officiel, né à Sarrebourg en 1834, en mort chargé d’honneurs en 1915, conçoit l’idée d’une architecture sociale et économique, en harmonie avec l’essor industriel. Rationaliste et progressiste, doué d’une grande influence sur ses élèves, il ose introduire la fonte de fer et le ciment armé, et condamne dans ses écrits le camouflage des matériaux et des structures. L’année de l’inauguration, en 1904, il publie “L’architecture et le ciment arme”, livre-témoin d’une époque en pleine mutation, fertile en recherches nouvelles, qui s’achève avec la première guerre mondaile. Si les visiteurs se montrent parfois choqués, au point de se livrer à de vives polémiques, la critique d’art est unanime à saluer l’originalite d’entreprixe. Le décor orientaliste, traité en “modern-style”, contraste avec un plan traditionnel, réalisé sur deux niveaux en raison de l’escarpement de la colline.

[Translated by Google Translate with modifications:
Church of St. John the Evangelist
Built between 1894 and 1904, at the request of the parish priest of Saint-Pierre de

Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 29, 2012
2. Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste Marker
Montmartre, which proved too large parish, the first modern church in Paris is the work of a disciple of Labrouste: Anatole de Baudot. Innovative in its own way, this official theorist, born in Sarrebourg in 1834, died loaded with honors in 1915, conceived the idea of a social and economic architecture in harmony with the industrial. Rationalist and progressive, endowed with a great influence on his students, he dared to introduce cast iron and reinforced concrete, and condemned in his writings camouflaging materials and structures. In 1904 he year of the church’s dedication, he published "The architecture and the cement gun", witnessed a changing times, fertile in new research, which ends with the First World War. If visitors show sometimes shocked to the point of engaging in lively debates, art criticism is unanimous salute the originality of entreprixe. The decor Orientalist treated "modern-style" contrasted with a traditional plan, carried out on two levels due to the steepness of the hill.
 
Location. 48° 53.064′ N, 2° 20.284′ E. Marker is in Paris, Île-de-France, in Paris. Marker is on Rue des Abbesses. Click for map. This marker is located in the Montmartre District of Paris. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15-17 Rue des Abbesses, Paris, Île-de-France 75018, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Memorial to the Dead of WWI on the wall of Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 30, 2012
3. Memorial to the Dead of WWI on the wall of Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste
walking distance of this marker. Le Bateau-Lavoir (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Square Louise-Michel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Saint-Pierre de Montmartre (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Le Moulin de la Galette (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); La basilique du Sacré-Cœur (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Le Moulin-Rouge (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); La maison de Rose de Rosimond (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Clos Montmartre (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Paris.
 
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Entrance to the Abesses Metro Station image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 29, 2012
4. Entrance to the Abesses Metro Station
The station is across the street from the Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste.
Entrance to the Abesses Metro Station image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 29, 2012
5. Entrance to the Abesses Metro Station
One of the only two remaining original Hector Guimard metro entrances in Paris.
 
 
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