Le Marché de la Vieille Bourse - Lille, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 50° 38.216 E 003° 03.850
31U E 504537 N 5609453
Quick Description: [EN] The Old Stock Exchange in Lille is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious monuments of the city. [FR] La Vieille Bourse de Lille est sans conteste l'un des monuments les plus prestigieux de la ville.
Location: Hauts-de-France, France
Date Posted: 3/18/2021 2:25:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM13Z8K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:

Beautiful building, but above all a must-see for lovers of old books.

"The building, quadrangular, is in fact an interlocking of 24 identical houses which enclose what is called the inner courtyard, place where booksellers, florists, chess players, loafers and tourists give themselves rendezvous today.

Built in the middle of the 17th century while the city is Spanish, the building, restored in the nineteenth century and from 1989 to 1998 (Mécénat association), has retained all its brilliance. To recall their intervention in the restoration of the Stock Exchange, the large regional companies insisted on erecting their coat of arms on the cartridges overhanging the upper windows of the monument.

Classified as a historic monument by order of May 25, 1921 and by decree of June 9, 1923, the Old Stock Exchange is the witness of a prosperous and decisive period in the economic and commercial history of the city, then competing with its Flemish sisters: Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges. "

Sources : The Building

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Beau bâtiment, mais surtout un incontournable pour les amateurs de vieux livres.

" Le bâtiment, quadrangulaire, est en fait un emboîtement de 24 demeures identiques qui renferment ce que l'on nomme la Cour intérieure, lieu où bouquinistes, fleuristes, joueurs d'échecs, flâneurs et touristes se donnent aujourd'hui rendez-vous.

Construit au milieu du XVIIe siècle alors que la ville est espagnole, le bâtiment, restauré au XIXe siècle ainsi que de 1989 à 1998 (association Mécénat), a conservé tout son éclat. Pour rappeler leur intervention dans la restauration de la Bourse, les grandes entreprises régionales ont tenu à faire ériger leur blason sur les cartouches surplombant les fenêtres supérieures du monument.

Classée monument historique par arrêté du 25 mai 1921 et par décret du 9 juin 1923, la Vieille Bourse est le témoin d'une période faste et décisive dans l'histoire économique et commerciale de la cité, alors concurrente avec ses sœurs flamandes: Anvers, Gand et Bruges. "

Sources : Le Bâtiment

Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Weekday Hours: From: 1:00 PM To: 7:00 PM

Weekend Hours: From: 1:00 PM To: 7:00 PM

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