MISSION NICE PATRIMOINE MONDIAL
75, quai des Etats-Unis
Bencho Obreshkov, Paysage de Nice, 1939, Sofia, Galerie nationale des Beaux-arts © Droits réservés
In summer 2014, the project team for the Nice Promenade des Anglais's inclusion on UNESCO's World Heritage list moved to offices at 75 Quai des Etats-Unis.
Chairmanship of the project was entrusted by the Mayor Nice Christian Estrosi to the former Minister for Communication and Culture, Jean-Jacques Aillagon.
The Promenade des Anglais is a symbol of Nice's reputation and prestige in the field of tourism. It is also a symbol of the seafront belonging to the new town built to the west of the Paillon and on the hillsides, boasting architectural heritage in which the many various layers reflect key chapters in the history of tourism and holiday-making from the 18th to 21st centuries.
This history is particularly palpable in the architecture and urban fabric of the city centre, but can also be seen in parts of the Mont-Boron, Le Piol and the Cimiez hill.
A seminar bringing together a number of heritage, tourism history and Nice experts in 2014, as well as the work carried out for summer 2015's 14 exhibitions themed around the Promenade(S) and the CUM conferences rolled out throughout 2015, have all enabled us to refine our arguments for inclusion.
Nice's application for inclusion on France's Tentative List was presented by the mayor to the Ministry for Culture and Communication on 23 October 2015.
To support our application and in the context of developing the "management plan" required for inclusion on the World Heritage List, the mayor felt that four initial procedures needed to be put to the State:
Parallèlement, la Ville de Nice et la Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur ont lancé quatre initiatives en liaison avec les services de l’État et de la Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur :
You can add your personal documents to this image gallery by taking part in our archive gathering initiative!
Nota Bene: Any total or partial reproduction of the presented elements is forbidden, unless prior agreement of the donors
Monique SELVA - 1928
Suzanne NUCERA - 1955
GUYONNET JOELLE - 1959
Brigitte B - 2018
Bring your photos and personal or vintage documents to the Mission Nice Patrimoine Mondial offices at 75 Quai des Etats-Unis where we'll create digital copies, or use the form below.
In doing so, you'll be helping to promote and build awareness of our heritage and contributing to Nice's application for inclusion on UNESCO's World Heritage List.