|Quarter||Madeleine. Europe. Faubourg du Roule. Faubourg Montmartre. Chaussée d'Antin.|
|Begins||1 rue Drouot and 2 boulevard des Italiens|
|Ends||202 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré|
|Length||2,530 m (8,300 ft)|
|Width||30 m (98 ft) from rue Drouot and boulevard des Italiens to rue de Miromesnil; 33,60 m elsewhere.|
|Creation||October 17, 1857 - January 22, 1922|
|Denomination||March 2, 1864|
Boulevard Haussmann from the Galeries Lafayette terrace.
Boulevard Haussmann, 2.53 kilometres (1.57 mi) long from the 8th to the 9th arrondissement, is one of the wide tree-lined boulevards created in Paris during the Second French Empire by Baron Haussmann, with enthusiastic support from Napoleon III.
The Boulevard Haussmann is mostly lined with apartment blocks, whose regulated cornice height gives a pleasing eyeline to the Boulevard. The department stores Galeries Lafayette and Au Printemps are sited on this street.
From 1906 to 1919, the novelist Marcel Proust (1871–1922) lived at No. 102. There, in his cork-lined bedroom, he wrote the major part of À la recherche du temps perdu. Alan Bates starred in 102 Boulevard Haussmann, a 1990 play written by Alan Bennett.
At 158 there is the Musée Jacquemart-André.
Through the most exclusive neighborhoods of Paris, the Boulevard Haussmann and pathways resulting, are full of luxury hotels.
Hotels near Boulevard Haussmann
- "Alan Bates Television Archive: 102 Boulevard Haussmann". Alanbates.com. 1991-11-26. Retrieved 2011-03-29.
- "Marks & Spencer Plc - History of the retail company". Examstutor.com. 1907-07-25. Retrieved 2011-03-29.
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