How Haussmann changed Paris: The history behind Paris’ most iconic façades

In the 1850s, Napoléon III gave the Baron Haussmann the great task of creating new roads and buildings for the city of Paris. The Baron met some controversy for his designs at the time, but nowadays we can’t imagine Paris without its famous façades. And it only took seventeen years to build! Here is a …

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