One-hundred-twenty years ago a great metal structure rose above the Paris skyline. Some thought the Eiffel Tower hideous and a disgrace. Today, it is one of the most celebrated structures in the world. The story behind the rise of the Eiffel Tower.


  • Jill Jonnes Historian and author of "Conquering Gotham," "Empires of Light" and "South Bronx Rising."

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