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…

The Rue Galande is a cobbled narrow street located on the left bank near the river Seine. Like the rest of Paris, it’s a street that has seen a number of changes since the 19th century – but unlike Paris, its frame – its brick and mortar – has…

On August 24th, 1911, Leonardo Da Vinci’s now-famous painting – the Mona Lisa – was stolen from the Louvre museum. Though the painting hadn’t nearly the iconic presence it does today, the media frenzy the fiasco kicked up saw the painting – and its…