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Le Marais

18 Locations ~ Curated by Lily Andersson, Leigh Poetzsch, Lourdes Arana, Caroline Fletcher

Revisiting Atget

9 Locations ~ Curated by Washington and Lee History and Photography Students

Exposition Universelles

16 Locations ~ Curated by Anna Kate Benedict, Frances Conner, JoAnn Michel, Brantley Sanders

Recent Stories

At the corner of the Rue Vavin in Montparnasse, the Le Select opened as an instant success in 1925 by the Pléget family. It served as a meeting place for intellectuals, artists, writers, dancers and other creative types during the interwar period…

Though it has been modified and restored in structure, today’s Trocadéro Plaza remains firmly rooted in its purpose. Built in 1878 for use and display in the 1937 World’s Fair, the Trocadéro Palace is the only original building to have survived that…

During the 1937 Exposition Universelle, a sense of optimism existed throughout the entire event following the recovery from World War I and a belief that following peace would be lasting. Many felt that the exhibition was a part of a "dawning of good…

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