Tag: France

THE MAKING OF PARIS PART 7 FROM THE TRENTE GLORIEUSES UNTIL TODAY (1945-PRESENT)

Presentation How did Paris become the world's most beautiful city? The French Cultural Center is pleased to make available a series of seven lectures about…

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THE MAKING OF PARIS PART 6 FROM THE BELLE ÉPOQUE THROUGH WORLD WAR II (1871-1945)

Presentation How did Paris become the world's most beautiful city? The French Cultural Center is pleased to make available a series of seven lectures about…

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THE MAKING OF PARIS PART 5 THE GRANDS TRAVAUX OF NAPOLEON III AND BARON HAUSSMANN (1848-71)

Presentation How did Paris become the world's most beautiful city? The French Cultural Center is pleased to make available a series of seven lectures about…

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THE MAKING OF PARIS PART 4 FROM THE REVOLUTION THROUGH THE JULY MONARCHY (1789-1848)

Presentation How did Paris become the world's most beautiful city? The French Cultural Center is pleased to make available a series of seven lectures about…

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THE MAKING OF PARIS PART 3 FROM LOUIS XIII TO THE REVOLUTION (1610-1789)

Presentation How did Paris become the world's most beautiful city? The French Cultural Center is pleased to make available a series of seven lectures about…

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THE MAKING OF PARIS PART 2 FROM FRANÇOIS 1ER TO HENRI IV (1515-1610)

Presentation How did Paris become the world's most beautiful city? The French Cultural Center is pleased to make available a series of seven lectures about…

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Monuments Historiques #4: La Tour Eiffel

Then Paris began the construction of the Eiffel Tower in January 1887, and finished it March 31st, 1889.  The purpose of this tower was to…

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THE MAKING OF PARIS PART 1 FROM ROMAN TIMES THROUGH THE MIDDLE AGES (52 BC – 1515)

Presentation How did Paris become the world's most beautiful city? The French Cultural Center is pleased to make available a series of seven lectures about…

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Monuments Historiques #3: Le château de Chantilly

Née et élevée à Chantilly, je ne pouvais pas, dans notre série Monuments Historiques, ne pas parler de ce joyaux du Patrimoine Français qu’est le…

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Monuments Historiques #2: Notre Dame de Paris

The History of Notre Dame Rumor has it that the land Notre Dame stands on was once a temple dedicated to Jupiter.  In an effort…

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