POLEMICAL Since the deliberation in the city council in December 2021 which recorded the demolition of the National Theater of Nice, numerous appeals have been brought against the city
The demolition of the National Theater of Nice has started in January 2022. — E. Martin/ANP/20 Minutes
“Justice, once again, vindicates Mr. the city of Nice facing; those who want to do everything to prevent me from creating this urban forest in the city center,” writes Christian Estrosi on his Twitter account. The mayor of Nice welcomes the decision of the Marseilles court which has just dismissed Martine Bayard, the daughter of the architect Yves Bayard, at the end of the case. the origin of the National Theater of Nice (TNN), of its claims for damages for “ his moral right and infringement of his ””work”.
Par cette décision du tribunal judiciaire de Marseille en date du 17/11 sur le projet d’extension de la promenade du paillon, la justice donne une fois encore raison à la @VilledeNice face à ceux qui veulent tout faire pour m’empêcher de créer cette forêt urbaine en centre ville. pic.twitter.com/6f04EMSglE
— Christian Estrosi (@cestrosi) November 17, 2022
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The demolition of this building, necessary to extend the Paillon promenade, was the subject of numerous appeals since the deliberation in the municipal council in December 2021, in particular by several elected opposition representatives from Retrouver Nice but also elected environmentalists. The latter had proposed alternatives to avoid the destruction of the TNN that the court of Marseilles judged; not meeting “the objectives sought by the city”s urban transformation project”.
According to justice, this project is “proportionate” with regard to the architect’s moral rights and does not result from an abuse of the owner’s right or from faulty behavior”. She also condemned Martine Bayard at; pay 3,000 euros to the municipality under article 700 of the civil procedure code.