Tour Ariane (previously known as tour Generale between 1973-1995) is an office skyscraper located in La Défense, the high-rise business district situated west of Paris, France. Finished in 1975, it belongs to the 2nd generation of skyscrapers in La Défense. The tower is 152 m (499 ft) tall and has 36 floors. Despite a very conventional design, the tower offers an interesting and original cladding. The entrance of the tower was modified in the 1990s. The tower is currently undergoing major refurbishment (text from Wikipedia).