Paris, a guided tour
07. The governed city
1853 : Prefect Haussmann's city of light

The ideas and laws of Napoleon III oscillate between a desire to modernise Paris and an unrelenting firmness towards subversive elements. With Haussmann, Napoleon III built monuments and great public utilities, such as the Opéra and the abattoirs at La Villette...



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films
00. Introduction
01. The enclosed town
1190 : The walls of Philippe Auguste / 1365 : The walls of Charles V
02. The embellished city
1605 : Henri IV's royal city
03. The city of promenades
1670 : The designs of Louis XIV
04. The dream of a global city
1784 : Wall of the Fermiers Généraux, Louis XVI
05. The city and its amenities
1802 : The projects of Napoleon I
06. The city within and without
1833 : Haussmann's predecessors / 1840 : Thiers' enclosure
07. The governed city
1853 : Prefect Haussmann's city of light
08. Modern comfort
1889 : Living in Paris
09. New cityscape
1902 : What regulations for Paris ?
10. The open city
1919 : A social project for Paris
11. The city in motion
1954 : Change of scale / 1967 : Lafay-Lopez Steering plan (PUD)
12. Back to history
1977 : A city regenerated, the POS
13. Paris actualities
2000...


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