IT's 100th Anniversary. The tower was built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of
the French Revolution and was the center-piece of the Exposition Universelle of 1889.
Construction began in January 1887 and was completed on 31 March 1889 - truly a
testament to the convictions & professionalism of those who built it - in view of the
fact that the temporary stucture
is still standing and likely to be in another 100
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