Boulevard de la Madeleine
Boulevard de la Madeleine, about 1895
|Length||220 m (720 ft)|
|Width||43.3 m (142 ft)|
|Arrondissement||1st, 8th, 9th|
|Quarter||Madeleine. Place Vendôme. Chaussée d'Antin.|
|From||53 rue Cambon|
|To||10-16 place de la Madeleine|
|Located near the Métro stations: Madeleine and Opéra.|
The Boulevard de la Madeleine is one of the four 'grands boulevards' of Paris, France, a chain of roads running east-west that includes the boulevard de la Madeleine, the boulevard des Capucines, the boulevard des Italiens and the boulevard Montmartre.
The boulevard is named after the nearby Église de la Madeleine.
Addresses of Note
n°5 : In the 1920s, la Galerie Adolphe LeGoup was located here.
n°11: Building where Alphonsine Plessis, better known as Marie Duplessis died in February 1847. Her life and death were depicted by Alexandre Dumas fils in the novel la Dame aux Camélias and by Giuseppe Verdi in the opera La Traviata.
In 1966, The Moody Blues recorded a single named after this boulevard.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Boulevard de la Madeleine (Paris).|
- Marie-Ange Namy, Marcel-Lenoir et la fresque, In Situ, texte en ligne
|This Parisian road or road transport-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|