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Paris nouveau et Paris futur   By: (1829-1894)

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Paris nouveau et Paris futur is a fascinating exploration of the architecture and urban planning of Paris in the 19th century. Victor Fournel's detailed descriptions of the city's modernization efforts and his vision for its future development are both enlightening and thought-provoking.

The author's passion for the history and future of Paris is evident in every page, as he delves into the various architectural styles and infrastructure improvements that shaped the city during this transformative period. Fournel's writing is both informative and engaging, making this book a compelling read for anyone interested in urban history and design.

One of the highlights of the book is Fournel's discussion of the proposed changes to Paris's layout and infrastructure, including the addition of new parks, avenues, and transportation systems. His insights into the potential impact of these developments on the city's residents and visitors are particularly noteworthy, offering an intriguing perspective on the intersection of architecture, politics, and society.

Overall, Paris nouveau et Paris futur is a must-read for anyone with an interest in the history and development of Paris. Fournel's meticulous research and thoughtful analysis make this book a valuable addition to the literature on urban planning and design, shedding light on the past, present, and future of one of the world's most iconic cities.

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PARIS NOUVEAU

ET

PARIS FUTUR

PAR

VICTOR FOURNEL

Je ne désespère pas que Paris, vu à vol de ballon, ne présente aux yeux cette richesse de lignes, cette opulence de détails, cette diversité d'aspects, ce je ne sais quoi de grandiose dans le simple et d'inattendu dans le beau, qui caractérise un damier. (V. Hugo, Notre Dame de Paris .)

PARIS

JACQUES LECOFFRE, LIBRAIRE ÉDITEUR

90, RUE BONAPARTE, 90

LYON, ANCIENNE MAISON PERISSE FRÈRES RUE MERCIÊRE,

47, ET RUE CENTRALE, 34

1865

TABLE DES MATIÈRES

AVANT PROPOS

Paris Nouveau

I. Coup d'oeil général II. Les rues. Plan stratégique du nouveau Paris. III. L'expropriation pour cause d'utilité publique. La ville des nomades IV. Les maisons V. Les squares et les promenades VI. Les parcs et jardins VII. Intermède. Promenade pittoresque à travers le nouveau Paris VIII. Les monuments IX. Conclusion

Paris futur

APPENDICE

I. Les nouveaux noms des anciennes rues de Paris II. Un chapitre des ruines de Paris moderne III. Les précurseurs de M. Haussmann

FIN DE LA TABLE.

AVANT PROPOS

La loi reconnaît à tout citoyen le droit de critiquer, comme il l'entend, les actes de l'autorité; l'administration pousse la bienveillance jusqu'à l'inviter à le faire... Continue reading book >>




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