Home Page
Home Page

 Top Restaurants in Nice

Keisuke Matsushima
l'ane Rouge
Bistro Canaille HIT
Diamant Noir
Don Camillo Creations
Les Viviers
Stephane Viano
Luc Salsedo
La Merenda


Great Values and -- Local Cooking

Cafe Turin
La Pizza
Tavern Massena
Gesu Restaurant

Best Restaurants in
Nice, France



la Jetée-Promenade

If you have been to Nice, France then you must have asked: "what was the origin of this pier ..."

In 1891 the construction of du casino de la Jetée-Promenade began... it remained until the end of WWII when the Germans began to dismantle the structure stripping it of it's valuable metals.


Timeline for the Jetée-Promenade

1820 Construction of Promenade Anglais

1891 Construction of casino de la Jetée-Promenade

December 1942 pier closed, as the Germans demolish the pier to strip it of metals copper and brass...

"...In 1942, in spite of a deferment and some attempts at " soirées", the pier closes on December 20, 1942 definitively. The Pier was stripped of its coppers, its bronzes, its brasses, and its wiring electric and any objects, despite protests of the President of the Council d' Administration, Jacques Fastout. After the departure of the Italians.

The Germans in January 1944 decided to demolish the Pier to recover the metal which constituted it. On November 20, 1946, l' Chief engineer of the Highways Departments, by decree prétectoral: " withdraw with the New Pier Walk of Nice l' authorization d' occupation of the Maritime Public domain granted on March 31, 1879… the Company will have to give the places in their states primitifs". The Company calls some with the Council d' State, but in but 1947, it must be solved to make disappear the vestiges. On July 13, 1951, the Council d' State declares valid the decision of withdrawal of November 20, 1946, the Palate of the Pier Walk definitively died.

Sources: La Jetee Promenade

Nice Travel Home Page

History of Nice, Best Restaurants, Sights of Interest, Value Restaurants and more...

Culinary News

Visit our Food and Beverage News Page containing:

Food Industry News

Drinks and Beverage News

Hospitality Industry News

Food and Drink News (Consumer)

Cooking Schools

For a small selection of schools in your area see: US Culinary Schools


Culinary Travels

Educational Travel -- Culinary Travel

Cours Saleya Nice
Food Market

Questions or Comments?
Copyright © 1999 EdInformatics.com
All Rights Reserved.