At the heart of the neighborhood.
An Haussmann area institution ever since the Opéra Garnier opened its doors in January 1875, the Opéra national de Paris joined the Haussmann Paris Committee in 2020. If it took a while for the Committee and Opera to join forces, their cultural and geographical proximity made it very natural for them to do so. Deputy General Director at Opéra National de Paris, Martin Ajdari explains why.
They enliven the district every day so that the legend stands the test of time.
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.
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.