- Home ›
- Architectural Lantern Slides›
- Architectural Lantern Slides of France›
- Palais Bourbon, Paris, France ›
Palais Bourbon, Paris, France
Architecture Library, Hesburgh Libraries
A government building located in Paris, the seat of the French National Assembly. The Palace was originally built in 1722 for Louise Françoise de Bourbon as a country residence surrounded by gardens. In 1768 Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé built a neoclassical palace. After the Revolution, the Council of Five Hundred was given the Palais Bourbon when the palace was redesigned for government use.