Second Empire architecture

Second Empire architecture

A stylistic designation for the eclectic architecture named after the French Second Empire of Napoleon III (1852–1870) or their derivatives.
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A masterpiece of French Second Empire architecture, the theatre was exquisitely designed by Hector Lefuel for the Imperial family between 1853 and 1856.
The public will be able to experience the theatre - considered a masterpiece of Second Empire architecture - in Spring 2019.
Their radical project resulted in the Paris we know today, organized around a network of expansive boulevards lined with the homogenous facades of Second Empire architecture.

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