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To accompany the reading of Paris Reborn, this annotated map shows the location of the streets, squares, parks and buildings created during the Second Empire transformation of Paris (1848-1870). Click on any item for more information or zoom for a better view.

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Roads in yellow: First network, launched before the arrival of Haussmann in 1853
Roads in red: Second network, projects included in the “180 Million Franc Treaty” of 1858
Roads in blue: Subsequent projects launched by Haussmann, funded by the city of Paris
Roads in mauve: Projects built after the end of the Second Empire (i.e. post 1870)
Green: Second Empire parks
White: Second Empire squares

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