A magical, green walk along Paris’s Promenade Plantée

At times 10 metres above street level, this free, scenic three-mile stroll from the Bastille to the Bois de Vincennes was the world’s first elevated park walkway – and has become a cherished part of the city … More A magical, green walk along Paris’s Promenade Plantée

Advertisements

Rare Color Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

In 1909, a wealthy French banker named Albert Kahn decided to create a photographic archive of the world using the new color photography process which had just appeared. He hired four photographers and asked them to take their cameras in various locations around the world. One of the cities they documented was Paris. … More Rare Color Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago