The so-called HBMs (affordable housing estates) of the 1930s are far from being unpleasant. Most of them have become Art Deco landmarks, mostly all around the City, when they were built in the moots of the old fortifications. This one is located Rue Daguerre. There are worse places to live. No wonder people are fighting... Continue Reading →
I can't really see the point of imitating 19th century gas lanterns except - maybe - in heritage areas. This one looks particularly funny in front of a council estate.
The plastic bag on the council estate reminds me of a song by Robert Wyatt, except that they aren't any "miniature sand dunes"... Full details page.