Eiffel Tower: The Symbol of Paris Skyline By Hillol Ray Garland, Texas, USA Web Site: http://www.sawf.org/hillolray
The skyline of Paris can’t be imagined Without its symbol, the Eiffel Tower**- Located in the bank of River Seine, It represents an awesome design power! Built as the entrance arch to the Paris Exhibition In 1889 with majestic glory and art- It symbolized the centennial of French Revolution, And still tantalizes the global heart! Out of 700 proposals, one was unanimously selected, Designed by Monsieur Eiffel- And has become one of the premier tourist attractions To tell us the tale!
Gustave Eiffel, the ‘Magician of Iron’, Was the tower’s designer, who faced enormous toll- Followed by skepticism from many critics, As an eyesore in the heart of Paris lovers’ soul! Completed on May 5, 1889, it was meant to be A temporary structure, to stand for only twenty years- But it still stands today to greet the world With engineerin...See More