Le Mirabeau

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Le Mirabeau
Le Mirabeau.jpg
General information
StatusComplete
Architectural styleModernist
Location1, Avenue Princesse Grace, Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Completed1973
OwnerDavid and Frederick Barclay
Technical details
Floor count26
Design and construction
DeveloperCaroli Group

Le Mirabeau is a high-rise building in Monaco. Formerly a luxury hotel, it is now a residential building.

Location[edit]

It is located at number 1 on the Avenue Princesse Grace in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.[1][2]

History[edit]

It was built by the Caroli Group with concrete in the modernist architectural style in 1973.[1][3] It is eighty-one metres high, with twenty-six storeys.[1] It is the tenth-tallest building in Monaco.[4]

It was formerly a luxury hotel managed by Société des bains de mer de Monaco (SBM).[1][5] The owners were David and Frederick Barclay, through their holding company called Ellerman Investments.[6][7][8] It was home to La Coupole, a restaurant run by chef Didier Aniès which received one star in the Michelin Guide.[5] In 2004, the building was renovated by architects Ivan Brico and Ange Pecoraro.[5] In December 2007, the hotel closed down.[1] In May 2008, 1,000 SBM employees stopped outside the former hotel during their demonstration to express their discontent at their allegedly poor working conditions.[9]

It was renovated by the construction firm J.B. Pastor & Fils from 2007 to 2010, and turned into a residential building.[2] A green wall was added.[10]

The Club des Résidents Etrangers de Monaco (CREM) is headquartered in this building.[11]

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