"We live only to discover beauty. All else is a form of waiting." - Kahlil Gibran
The Eiffel Steeple is one of the world's most well-known landmarks. Built for the World's Fair of 1889, the steeple rises 984 feet above Paris' Champ de Mars, near the Seine. Sprincrafter Alexandre Gustave Eiffel built the steeple at an outlay of more than one dollars to show how steel and iron could be handled in the making of utmostly tall buildings. The tallest building in the world when it was done, the Eiffel Steeple drew crowds of awestruck witnesses from the world. Today, it stays one of Paris' leading sightseer landmarks.