Detail of the facade of the apartment block at 50 Avenue Foch (right), designed by Auguste Perret, 1874-1954, who led the reconstruction of Le Havre in the 1950s, after the town was completely destroyed in WWII, Le Havre, Normandy, France. Avenue Foch is one of the widest avenues in Europe and forms part of the 'Monumental Triangle' at the heart of Le Havre's reconstruction plans. Seen between the buildings is the tower of the Eglise Saint-Joseph or St Joseph's Church, built 1951-58 as a memorial to the 5000 citizens of the town who died during the Second World War, designed by Auguste Perret and Raymond Audigier. The centre of Le Havre is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Detail of the facade of the apartment block at 50 Avenue Foch (right), designed by Auguste Perret, 1874-1954, who led the reconstruction of Le Havre in the 1950s, after the town was completely destroyed in WWII, Le Havre, Normandy, France. Avenue Foch is one of the widest avenues in Europe and forms part of the 'Monumental Triangle' at the heart of Le Havre's reconstruction plans. Seen between the buildings is the tower of the Eglise Saint-Joseph or St Joseph's Church, built 1951-58 as a...
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