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Fabric of Paris

Stories of the streets, railways and buildings of the most beautiful city in the world

Behind the names of Paris's streets

The history of the ancient city of Paris is graven in its streets, whose names allude to everything from torture devices to prostitution, from medieval city walls to Franco-American relations. Discover the stories behind a few of these.


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