Chatelet Metro cover by fishers

Chatelet Metro cover

While wandering around Paris, I literally stumbled upon this fantastic canopy over the entrance to the metro at Chatelet. There are only two original surviving glass art nouveau metro covers in the city, one of which I posted earlier in the year ( http://365project.org/fishers/365/2014-06-03 ). The canopy in today's picture is actually a copy of the one that was originally in place at Chatelet. The station was rebuilt according to the original moulds used by Guimard in the year 2000. I think they're a lovely feature and it would be great to see all of them replaced one day!

Lucy
Interesting shot. and structure.
February 5th, 2015  
Super shot
February 5th, 2015  
Very unusual entrance for a metro. Great capture.
February 5th, 2015  
Great capture, pov...love the canopy's lines, sahpes
February 5th, 2015  
Great .. looks like a scallop shell...
February 5th, 2015  
Wonderful, I love that design!
February 5th, 2015  
Very ooh-la-la. Great sky background colour too.
February 5th, 2015  
Love the design and you capture. From all the art I think art nouveau is the most charming and lust for life design. Love it.
February 5th, 2015  
How awesome! Great shot.
February 5th, 2015  
What a beautiful piece of street furniture. Thanks for telling me about it too. Exciting angle showing a dragon fly sort of attitude.
February 5th, 2015  
Lovely shot, great find.
February 5th, 2015  
Great design and I love the vibrancy of the image
February 5th, 2015  
What a great design to this
February 6th, 2015  
A good imag Lucy. Lots going on in it. I love the old Paris Metro signs
February 6th, 2015  
great capture and info. great eye. fav.
February 6th, 2015  
Eyecatching design!
February 6th, 2015  
Nice shot! Like the shapes, lines and colors.
February 6th, 2015  
@gamelee @thresheg @essiesue @seattlite @julzmaioro @ivan @busylady @pyrrhula @monkeykid @rob24 @lhart @ceilidh @bkbinthecity @pjr @catsmeowb @juliac @boomer Thank you all! I'm glad you like this one, the design was indeed nicknamed the 'dragonfly'! - Lucy
February 7th, 2015  
I always think that this looks a bit like a beach bar! Glad though that the original style has been preserved.
February 8th, 2015  
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