Paris Then and Now

AlexHistory, Photography





Paris – the city of love, romance and, of course, the beautiful architecture. In this edition of the series “then and now” you can see the amazing photos taken in the early 1900s. These pictures were painted by hand. And looking at the pictures of the same places, made recently, you know that over the past hundred years, Paris is not so much and changed.

Paris Then and Now

1. Then the San Agustin Church in the 18th district of Paris, then …

Paris Then and Now

2. Now: “Crews”, of course, have changed. Yes and no road tram tracks.

Paris Then and Now

3. Then: View of the Seine near the Ile de la Cité.

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4. Now: little has changed.

Paris Then and Now

5. Then: Hotel de Ville (town hall).

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6. Now: do not change.

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7. Then: Place Vendome in the early 1900s.

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8. Now the hotel «Ritz Paris» is still standing, but the area has become cleaner and now asphalted.

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9. Then the Opera House on a busy day.

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10. Now: Still a popular tourist attraction.

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11. Then as pedestrians and carts on the bridge Pont Neuf.

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12. Now: it looks like, but now you can see the iconic building La Samaritaine (a former department store, built in 1933).

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13. Then: booksellers along the Seine.

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14. Now: Tradition booksellers are still alive.

Paris Then and Now

15. Then: flower trays with a view to the right bank of the Seine.

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16. Now: on certain days in the same place you can still buy flowers.

Paris Then and Now

17. Then: Pont Saint-Michel with a view of the island de la Cite. Left clearly visible spiers of Sainte-Chapelle.

Paris Then and Now

18. Now: Build local merchants replaced the government building.

Paris Then and Now

19. Then: Bourse – Paris bank.

Paris Then and Now

20. Now: in the early 1900s have been added extensions. Now it is more than a showroom.

Paris Then and Now

21. Then: Rue de Rivoli to the north-east corner of the Tuileries.

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22. Now: very similar, with the exception of cylinders and umbrellas.

Paris Then and Now

23. Then: the Church of the Madeleine in the 18th District.

Paris Then and Now

24. Time is now: it seems even the trees have survived!

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25. Then: the street of the World.

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26. Now: the same, although the traffic on the roads became much denser.





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