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My Book Review: The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and His Followers

Between the years 1850-1870, Napoleon III and his principal architect Baron Haussmann provided one of the greatest transformations that the modern world had ever witnessed; the rebuilding of Paris. 1,023 more words

History Of Paris

City of Lines

Not long after I arrived in Paris in 2016, I caught two trains to Manchester for a weekend to run 10 kilometres in an elephant suit. 1,240 more words

Paris

Histories and Mysteries - Place St. Sulpice

Exploring New Neighborhoods – St Sulpice

 

Like most large cities, Paris is subdivided into functioning neighborhoods—communities containing all the resources supporting daily life.  It will take us years, if ever, to become acquainted with all of Paris’ neighborhoods.  968 more words

Paris

Paris Surprises - What's in a Name?

October 3, 2017  Surprises: Place de l’Estrapade

 

Paris is full of surprises, often where they’re least expected.  The other day, Nancy and I set off to revisit the haunts of our first shared visit to Paris in 2013, rue Soufflot, which runs from the Pantheon down a broad avenue to the Jardin du Luxembourg.  1,054 more words

Paris Streets

Paris -- City of Light

Paris, Ville Lumiere,  Tuesday September 26, 2017

I have always wondered how Paris got this nickname.  (Apparently one explanation has to do with Paris being the first European city to light its streets, with tens of thousands of gas lamps, in the mid 1800s, thanks to Haussmann’s public works, and miles of gas lines being laid underground during the Baron’s massive demolition  of over 1/5 of the city of that time, allowing massive new underground work that modernized Paris’ utilities, sanitation, and transportation… .) 2,033 more words

Lire les livres Paris Reborn: Napoléon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City en ligne


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Lire les livres Paris Reborn: Napoléon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City en ligne


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