The Haussmann District
Whether you want to go out, eat, shop or learn things, you can plan your visit to the Haussmann district here.
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They enliven the district every day so that the legend stands the test of time.
October 17th, 1857 : construction kicks off on the Haussmann boulevard
7 September 1846 : the passage du Havre is open to the public
November 3rd, 1865 : The Printemps Haussmann opens its doors.
Newspaper vendors, the district’s living memory
Crucial figures of Parisian life, newspaper kiosks wave seen the city change a lot since their creation more than 160 years ago. When asked, every vendor really tells the story of his neighborhood, on the scale of a lifetime.
From trains to theaters, how fashion settled in the Haussmann district
If the Haussmann district only needed a few years to become a focal point of fashion in Paris, it had nothing to do with chance or coincidence.
From frogs to “Grands Magasins”: the creation of the Haussmann District
Still relatively rural in the first half of the XIXth century, the Haussmann district was born at the instigation of the man who would give it his name.