Back in the 1880s when the Eiffel Tower was first built, it was as a temporary World's Fair exhibit, destined to be dismantled. Since then, though — in part because it was useful for transmitting telegraphs — it's become a permanent fixture in the Paris skyline. Sort of. Not every element was permanent.
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Written by Mae Rice November 20, 2018
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