One Thousand Buildings of Paris

One Thousand Buildings of Paris

Book - 2003
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Perhaps the most picturesque of all international cities, Paris is the quintessential walker's paradise, with architectural delights down every winding street. It is the city of the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, of the Louvre and Monmartre. But, within its 20 concentric arrondissements are many surprises too, from glass office towers to jewel-box mansions to massive public buildings. The monuments, private houses, museums, hotels, and myriad other structures that make up the widely various neighborhoods of Paris have been captured here as never before, by photographers Jorg Brockmann and James Driscoll.

Each of the 1,000 photographs is accompanied by detailed and informative text recounting the history, significance, and the current state of each building. There are also neighborhood maps and fascinating sidebars and appendices, all adding up to an unprecedented view of a uniquely beautiful city that has captivated the imagination of world travelers for centuries.

Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, c2003.
ISBN: 9781579123161
1579123163
Characteristics: 575 p. : ill., maps ; 31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Brockmann, Jorg
Driscoll, James

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