Paris: Buildings of the Opéra de Paris - Chronology

Country: France
City: Paris
Department, Region: Paris, Île-de-France



19 Mar 1671 - 30 Mar 1672: Jeu de Paume de la Bouteille
rue des Fossées-de-Nesles (today: rue Jacques-Callot)
15 Nov 1672 - 1673: Jeu de Paume du Bel-Air
rue des Fossées-de-Nesles (today: rue de Médicis)
16 June 1673 - 6 Apr 1763: Salle du Palais-Royal
rue Saint-Honoré (between rue de Valois and rue des Bons-Enfants)
Destroyed by fire on 6 Apr 1763.
24 Jan 1764 - 23 Jan 1770: Salle des Tuileries
Tuileries, between the Pavillon de l'Horloge and the Pavillon de Marsan
Destroyed by fire in May 1871.
26 Jan 1770 - June 1781: Salle du Palais-Royal
rue Saint-Honoré (at the site of the 1673-1763 theatre, between rue de Valois and rue des Bons-Enfants)
Destroyed by fire in June 1781.
14 Aug 1781 - Oct 1781: Salle des Menus-Plaisirs (formerly Salle de la Foire Saint-Laurent)
rue Bergère
Demolished 1910.
27 Oct 1781 - Aug 1794: Salle de la Porte Saint-Martin
Boulevard Saint-Martin
Destroyed by fire in May 1871.
[1873, the "Théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin" was built on the site.]
7 Aug 1794 - Feb 1820: Salle Montansier
rue de la Loi (today: square Louvois)
Demolished 1820-1821.
19 Apr 1820 - 11 May 1821: Salle Favart (Théâtre Italien)
5, rue Favart / place Boïeldieu
(at the site of the current, 3rd "Salle Favart", home to the Opéra-Comique)
Destroyed by fire on 13/14 Jan 1838.
15 May 1821 - 15 June 1821: Salle Louvois
rue de Louvois
16 Aug 1821 - 27 Oct 1873: Salle de la rue Lepeletier
rue Lepeletier
Destroyed by fire on 27/28 Oct 1873.
19 Jan 1874 - 30 Dec 1874: Salle Ventadour (Opéra Italien)
Located at the current site of the Banque de France.
5 Jan 1875 - today: Palais Garnier
place de l'Opéra
13 Jul 1989 - today: Opéra Bastille
place de la Bastille


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