A piece of Britain in Paris (Square d’Orléans)

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Chopin once lived here… And George Sand wasn’t very far. Don’t ask what these two were up to.

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A bit far from Orléans, the private square has been a listed national landmark since 1977.

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In the middle of our street…

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Neo classical fountains.

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Not so neo neo classical motobike.

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The English look and feel isn’t a coincidence. The square was built by Edward Cresy, a British architect. Hence the mews-like feel of the houses at the back and those in which Visionary Marketing is located.

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Reminds me of Craven Gardens and Brook Mews North (W2) where I once lived.

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Why are modern cars so awfully anaesthetic.

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