Paris-Auteuil: A Tranquil Village in the City

Would you like to know where Benjamin Franklin spent a lot of his time during the 9 years he lived in Paris? Or where the great 17th century playwright Moliere liked to hang out? Read my article in Bonjour Paris. It includes a section on Auteuil’s splendid gardens (built by Louis XV) and magnificent Belle Epoque hothouses,  and a note on the major controversy between the government and The People over plans for this historical site.  Continue reading…

Header photo: Vintage postcard – Villa Montmorency, rue Poussin, Auteuil


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