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The Tony Garnier Urban Museum was created during the renovation of the États-Unis neighbourhood in the 1980s and 1990s, with murals showcasing the architect's works and ideals.
The Tony Garnier Urban Museum was created during the renovation of the États-Unis neighbourhood in the 1980s and 1990s, with murals showcasing the architect's works and ideals. The museum comprises a recreated apartment of the 1930s, which shows how life was like in these very modern housing units, and the 25 wall paintings.
4 Rue des Serpollières, 69008 Lyon, France
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