An architectural and town planning gem, this housing complex was built in 1908, consisting of 92 small brick and stone ... More
Campagne à Paris (La)
An architectural and town planning gem, this housing complex was built in 1908, consisting of 92 small brick and stone houses, each differently designed by a separate architect or builder. A successful example of social housing, the homes were initially financed through a lend-lease agreement for families of middle and lower income workers. Going up the steps from Place Octave-Chanute, you come to the streets Irenee-Blanc and Jules-Siegfried; in spring, each tiny garden is filled with lilac and wisteria, and it's hard to believe that you're still within Paris city limits.
The storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, signaled the beginning of the French Revolution. It was a highly
symbolic event: the prison only held seven prisoners. Once the building had been demolished, the stones were used to ...
If you are one of those who have always been interested in wine tasting but didn't know where to start,
look no further! O Chateau organizes some extremely informative wine tasting sessions, which are held in an ancient 17th ...
Follow the Rues de Castiglione and de la Paix to one of the most famous squares in Paris. Intricately linked
with the history of France, since its creation in 1685, this architectural jewel was commissioned by King Louis XIV ...
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