La Geode

The Most Modern Park in Paris Parc de la VilletteMetro: Porte de la Villette; Porte de PantinArrondissement: 19emeGo Here For Hotels In This Area Map of the Area The Parc de la Villette, the Park of the Villette, was previously the site of slaughter-houses from 1860-1974. Between 1865-1866, architect Baltard built a uniformed style of slaughter-house which eventually replaced all other styles of slaughter-houses in the area.This area grew into a "city within a city", employing more than 12,000 butchers. The commerce and the activity that developed here began to attract all of Paris.During 1982-1990, the 55…


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