Help with Paris locations where am I ???

Bob W pdml at web-options.com
Tue Oct 20 19:27:58 EDT 2009


http://tinyurl.com/ykn5hwm

I knew I'd seen that place before.

It's in the Place du Pantheon and is the Mairie for the 5th Arrondissement.
I think you were walking on the pavement towards the rue Cujas, which runs
down the side, or possibly the rue Soufflot.

Bob

> 
>  
> > Working on my 2010 engagement calendar... using my photos 
> from my 1981 
> > trip and there are a couple of locations I'm unsure of... 
> can you guys 
> > help?
> > 
> > I know we were walking on the left bank not far from Notre 
> Dame... and 
> > I once knew what these buildings are but not anymore...
> > Of course I can just caption it "along a street on the left 
> bank" but 
> > I'd rather be more specific.
> > 
> > Now this one ... a story with it... I know I had just come from the 
> > "Objets Perdu" place at
> > 36 Rue des Morillions... which I figured out from my 
> journal notes as 
> > I hadn't made any photo notes on this photo.
> > 
> > When I was in Paris it seemed everything was in a state of 
> repair... 
> > and the objects in this photo looked like they were about to adorn 
> > something..
> > http://tinyurl.com/ykn5hwm
> 
> No idea where this is, but I had a pleasant time being a 
> Googlemaps-flaneur trying to find it.
> 
> > 
> > Yesterday I did some map questing and some street views in the area 
> > and found this...
> > 
> >  http://tinyurl.com/ykjsffm
> > 
> > So I guess I was at the Place Jacques Morette, non?  
> > 
> > Don't know what the signifigance of the bull is...
> 
> The bulls on either side of the entrance to the Parc Georges 
> Brassens are apparently by one Auguste Cain, who specialised 
> in animal sculptures. They used to adorn the entrance to an 
> abattoir but were moved, presumably when you were there to see it!
> 
> <http://bonbonze.net/v2/img1/photo/index.php?num=66>
> 
> According to this site:
> <http://www.fra.cityvox.fr/visiter_paris/parc-georges-brassens
> _103102590/Pro
> fil-Lieu>
> the park is on the site of the former Vaugirard abattoirs, 
> which seem to have been on a similar scale to La Villette.
> 
> Bob
> 
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