Haussmann


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Haussmann

Georges-Eugène, Baron. 1809--91, French town planner, noted for his major rebuilding of Paris in the reign of Napoleon III
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Tristram lived behind one of those chalk-colored facades which decorate with their pompous sameness the broad avenues manufactured by Baron Haussmann in the neighborhood of the Arc de Triomphe.
A normally heavily frequented cafe on the Boulevard Haussmann counted a mere three guests in an hour and a half.
BIMBA Y LOLA has already set up two stores in Paris, at 17 Rue Pavee and 34-36 Rue des Francs Bourgeois, and two spaces in the Printemps Haussmann and BHV Le Marais department stores.
Haussmann strives to truly touch and inspire its customers through a combination of high quality products (food and non-food), innovative service concepts and the use of state-of-the-art technology .
Haussmann, president and owner of Haussmann Financial in Lake Forest, California, is one of only 16 advisors to be named to this prestigious list every year since its inception in 2006.
Boulevard Haussmann - Paris, France - One of the City of Light's widest avenues, Boulevard Haussmann is home to magnificent department stores, including Galeries Lafayette and Au Printemps.
On Boulevard Haussmann there are two iconic department stores, Galeries Lafayette and Printemps, and in the north of the city the Saint-Ouen Flea Market has stalls selling vintage clothes and odds and ends.
The efforts of Haussmann were nonetheless well appreciated by a later planner, Robert Moses, who was responsible for the building of the highways in New York City in the 40s and 50s which led to suburbanizaton, urban sprawl, and the decay of inner-city neighborhoods.
The final chapter introduces Enrico Nencioni, an early Italian advocate for Walt Whitman, whose poetry is a paradigm for the disillusionment that the Haussmann effect occasioned among the Macchiaioli painters of Tuscany.
Napoleon III and Baron Haussmann tore down the popular districts replacing them with wide boulevards ("To Haussmann" became a "verb" and Merriman dubs this process "imperialism of the straight line") (p.
We continue to believe strongly in the Paris retail market, in particular prime shopping and tourist destinations such as the Champs-Elysees and Boulevard Haussmann.
Located in the heart of the right bank's opera district, a short distance from the Champs-Elysees and French boutique shopping experiences at Galeries Lafayette and Printemps Haussmann, the hotel was originally the vision of architect Juste Lisch.