Tuesday, June 05, 2007

The Paris Rive Gauche Development

The Paris Rive Gauche development is connected to the Right Bank of the city by the Passerelle Simone de Beauvoir a 1,000-foot-long steel bridge.

'TAKE a walk along the Seine in southeast Paris, about a mile east of Notre Dame Cathedral, and you’ll see a dense collection of boxy glass-and-steel office buildings, futuristic apartments, cleverly converted industrial structures, concrete mixers, forklifts and cranes. It’s what some consider a linchpin of Paris’s future: a huge development area on former industrial land and railway yards that could give a much-needed jolt to the city’s aging urban core.'
Read the whole story here.

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