Sunday, January 29, 2017

Former National Library of France Reopens after a decade of renovation work...image © marchand meffre

The former site of france’s national library has reopened after years of renovation work by architects bruno gaudin and virginie brégal. located at rue de richelieu in paris, the historic complex houses the collections and reading rooms of the manuscripts department, the maps and plans branch, the coins, medals and antiques bureau, and the performing arts office. since 1993, the quadrangle has also been home to the french national art history library.