Palais de Justice
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Location Rouen, France   map
Date circa 1470   timeline
Building Type courthouse, governmental
 Construction System cut stone bearing masonry
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Bourgeois Gothic
Notes Civic building ornamented to rival religious structures.


Photo, historical


Plan Drawing


Perspective engraving

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Discussion Palais de Justice Commentary

(Please note: This is a different building than the Palais de Justice by Joseph Poelaert at Brussels, Belgium, 1866 to 1883.)

Sources on Palais de Justice

Dennis Sharp, ed. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Architects and Architecture. New York: Whitney Library of Design, an imprint of Watson-Guptil Publications, 1991. ISBN 0-8230-2539-X. courtyard entry photo, p193.

Russell Sturgis. The Architecture Sourcebook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1984. ISBN 0-442-20831-9. LC 84-7275. NA2840.S78. stair detail drawing, p329. plan drawing, p137.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Palais de Justice


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