1) The Hotel Belleval, built in the seventeenth century, served as the city hall of Montpellier from 1816 until 1975.  

2) This modernist structure, designed by Jean-Clkaude Deshons, served as the city hall from 1975-2011.

3) The current city hall, designed by Jean Nouvel and François Fontes, completed in 2011

Rear view of the Montpellier city hall

(photo:decouvrirdesign.com)

(photo:decouvrirdesign.com)

Courtyard

(photo:jeeannouvel.com)

(photo:jeeannouvel.com)