A Tri­umph of En­gi­neer­ing

Lonely Planet Magazine (US) - - Globetrotter -

A show­piece for new rev­o­lu­tion­ary iron-lat­tice ar­chi­tec­ture, the tower orig­i­nally was de­scribed by con­tem­po­rary crit­ics as “mon­strous,” “use­less,” “ridicu­lous” and a “hate­ful col­umn of bolted sheet metal.” It has since found a place in Parisian hearts.

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