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Paris 2014: The Domes of Paris, Part Five: The Pantheon

Well, we have finally come to the last posting on this series on the Domes of Paris. We started the series by looking at the two domes that most inspired Christopher Wren (see here and here) when he visited Paris … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Our Hemingway Walk, Part Two

Christina Henry de Tessan’s Hemingway Walk in her book Forever Paris (see my posting here on my favorite Paris books) starts with the apartment on Rue du Cardinal-Lemoine where Ernest Hemingway lived with his wife Hadley during the early 1920s. … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: A Tale of Two Temples

The architectural style known as Baroque had its zenith in the 17th century and then gradually developed into the style we know today as Neoclassical, the style so often seen in our city halls and county courthouses. Two of the buildings … Continue reading

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