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ARTH237 Lecture07 - ARTH225 September17...

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ARTH 225 September 17 Boulevards v. dense medieval matrix o “Les Halles” – city markets o No side walks, no sewage systems below grounds o The Downpour, Boilly Contrast between the fashionable, cutting-edging, gleaming family and the muddy environment Practicality of everyday Paris life o City was becoming capital of Europe, but yet so hard to navigate The Arcades at Palais-Royal o Built under Louis XIII, commissioned by Cardinal Richelieu o By late 18 th  c. owned and occupied by Duc d’Orleans o Declared insolvent   Speculative venture: built structure around garden, to be inhabited by boutiques on  ground floor and upper floor by clubs and residences o Temporary structure became wooden galleries – Gallery de Bois Comprised of 3 rows of shops, separated by long double promenades
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  • Spring '09
  • Betzer
  • late 18th c., Galerie d’Orleans, dense medieval matrix, everyday Paris life, Louis Philibert Debucourt, La Promenade publique

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