The Bastille before and after 1789

The Bastille before and after 1789

Place de la Bastille, Theodor Josef Hubert Hoffbauer, 1841 The storming of the Bastille is one of the major events in our history. This is the starting point of a total and new “Revolution” which, let us remember, gives birth to our very first “...
The ghost square

The ghost square

Extract from the Quesnel plan – 1609 Everyone knows the Place des Vosges, its galleries, its square. But who knows – still in the Marais – the Place de France? Also wanted by Henry IV, remaining unfinished after the latter's death, it nevertheless...