Meyzieu, France, Armenian Genocide Monument and Avenue of April 24, 1915

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture, Path
Sponsor(s):Official administrative sponsor: Jean Poperen (PS), Mayor of Meyzieu & Former Minister
Architect/Designer/Artist:Rafi Bedrossian
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work along the road, 'rue du 24 avril 1915', within the roundabout.
Physical Setting:In the urban fabric.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Map Designation:Rue du 24 avril 1915
Physical Condition:Very well preserved.
Location:Rue 24 avril 1915
Meyzieu, 69330 France
Construction Completed:2000
Dedication Date:April 25, 1999 (placement of cornerstone)
Opening Date:April 24, 2000
History of Ownership:Owned by the city of Meyzieu.
Commemorative Activities:Dedication and placement of cornerstone by Mayor Michel Tribet.
Notable Visitors:Former Mayor of Meyzieu, Jean Popere, and serving
Mayor of Meyzieu, Michel Tribet.

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