Five Hundred Buildings of Paris

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Black Dog & Leventhal, Sep 15, 2010 - Architecture - 608 pages
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Five hundred stunning duotone photographs showcase the finest, most majestic, and interesting examples of architecture in one of the world's most beloved cities

The greatest buildings, monuments, and structures of Paris come to life in these inspiring, neighborhood-by-neighborhood photographic tours. Each building is featured in a rich, fine-resolution duotone photograph. Information including the building's name, its address and location, and year of completion or renovation is included underneath the image. A brief description of each building, which highlights its distinctive features and places it in historical context, is included at the back of the book.
 

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Contents

Author and Photographers Notes
8
Ile de la Cité
10
1st Arrondissement
24
2nd Arrondissement
60
3rd Arrondissement
123
4th Arrondissement
153
5th Arrondissement
193
6th Arrondissement
226
12th Arrondissement
395
13th Arrondissement
415
14th Arrondissement
438
15th Arrondissement
457
16th Arrondissement
468
17th Arrondissement
488
18th Arrondissement
499
19th Arrondissement
521

7th Arrondissement
288
8th Arrondissement
314
9th Arrondissement
349
10th Arrondissement
373
11th Arrondissement
387
20th Arrondissement
534
La Defense Complex
544
Building Descriptions
554
Index
638
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Kathy Borrus is the former buyer of the Smithsonian Institution.  Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and other publications.  She lives in Washington, DC.

Jorg Brockmann's photographs have appeared in American and European newspapers and magazines and have been exhibited in group and solo shows in the United States, Switzerland, Italy, and France.  He currently lives in Geneva, Switzerland.

James Driscoll is a self-taught freelance photographer.  He lives in New York City.

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