By Kathy Borrus

Five hundred beautiful duotone images show off the best, so much majestic, and fascinating examples of structure in a single of the world's such a lot cherished cities

The maximum structures, monuments, and buildings of Paris come to existence in those inspiring, neighborhood-by-neighborhood photographic excursions. each one construction is featured in a wealthy, fine-resolution duotone picture. details together with the building's identify, its handle and site, and yr of entirety or maintenance is integrated beneath the picture. a short description of every development, which highlights its unique good points and locations it in historic context, is incorporated in the back of the book.

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M. BOUVIER AND LOUIS TRÉZEL, inside ornament 253 Université Paris three (Sorbonne Nouvelle) five, RUE DE L’ECOLE-DE-MÉDECINE AT street SAINT-MICHEL 1691–95, CHARLES AND LOUIS JOUBERT 254 Hôtel Trianon three, RUE VAUGIRARD c. 1930 255 Le Bar Dix 10, RUE DE L’ODÉON, among CARREFOUR DE L’ODÉON AND position DE L’ODÉON c. 1780, LOUIS DELARBRE 256 Théâtre de l’Odéon position DE L’ODÉON AT RUE DE L’ODÉON AND RUE RACINE 1779–82, MARIE-JOSEPH PEYRE AND CHARLES DE WAILLY; 1807, JEAN-FRANÇOIS-THÉRÈSE CHALGRIN,REBUILT comparable variety; 1818, BARAGUEY, REBUILT related variety 257 Ecole Supérieure des Mines 60–64, street SAINT-MICHEL AT RUE AUGUSTE COMTE 1706–14, JEAN COURTONNE, THEN ALEXANDRE LEBLOND, FIRST HÔTEL obvious FROM THE backyard; 1840–42, FRANÇOIS DUQUESNOY, EXTENSION; 1860–62, VALET, amendment 258 Lycée Saint-Louis forty four, street SAINT-MICHEL AT RUE DE VAUGIRARD, RUE MONSIEUR-LE-PRINCE, AND RUE RACINE 1820 259 eating place los angeles Godasse 38, RUE MONSIEUR-LE-PRINCE AT RUE VAUGIRARD c. 18TH CENTURY construction 260 Musée Zadkine a hundred BIS, RUE D’ASSAS AT RUE MICHELET c. past due 19th CENTURY 261 Institut d’Art et d’Archéologie three, RUE MICHELET AT road DE L’OBSERVATOIRE 1927, PAUL BIGOT 262 Lycée Montaigne 17, RUE AUGUSTE-COMTE, among RUE D’ASSAS AND street DE L’OBSERVATOIRE 1886–90, CHARLES LE CŒUR; 1954, LUCIEN VAUGEOIS, ADDITIONS; 1997, UNDERGROUND fitness center 263 Hôpital Cochin 89, RUE D’ASSAS AT RUE DES CHARTREUX 1881, LÉON GINAIN 264 los angeles Closerie des Lilas 171, side road DU MONTPARNASSE AT side road SAINT-MICHEL 1925, PAUL AND ALPHONSE SOLVET, development seventh ARRONDISSEMENT The ritzy seventh arrondissement has a twin character: residential and governmental. The district boasts Musée d’Orsay, upscale old retailers, a sweeping view of the Seine from the Eiffel tower, and Napoléon’s ultimate resting position below the cupola of Hôtel des Invalides. Embassies, ministries, and govt places of work now occupy former aristocratic mansions within the quarter among the sixth arrondissement and Les Invalides, which used to be probably the most wanted neighborhoods within the 17th century and remains to be domestic to the haute bourgeoisie. Au Bon Marché, the oldest division shop in Paris and the one one at the Left financial institution, caters to a tony, residential crowd. The French major minister calls Hôtel Matignon domestic, and the Assemblée Nationale convenes within the Palais Bourbon on the financial institution of the Seine. other than on infrequent days after they are opened to the general public, deepest courtyards and gardens lie hidden in the back of excessive partitions and big, closed portals. yet you could picnic within the oblong Parc du Champs de Mars whereas staring at on the façades of the Ecole Militaire at one finish or, in case you face the other way, at Paris’s most famed monument, the journey Eiffel. 265 Eiffel Tower CHAMP-DE-MARS, among QUAI BRANLY AND road GUSTAVE EIFFEL 1887–89, STEPHEN SAUVESTRE (ARCHITECT), MAURICE KOECHLIN AND EMILE NOUGUIER, (ENGINEERS), AND GUSTAVE EIFFEL (CONTRACTOR) 266 los angeles Fontaine de Mars with Fontaine de Mars 129–131, RUE SAINT-DOMINIQUE AT RUE DE L’EXPOSITION 1806, NICOLAS BRALLE, FOUNTAIN; c.

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