Boulevard de la Madeleine

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Coordinates: 48°52′10.81″N 2°19′35.38″E / 48.8696694°N 2.3264944°E / 48.8696694; 2.3264944

Boulevard de la Madeleine
Boulevard de la Madeleine, Paris, 1890-1900.jpg
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
Construction
Completion 1676
Located near the Métro stationsMadeleine and Opéra.
Boulevard de la Madeleine

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[edit]

n°5 : In the 1920s, la Galerie Adolphe LeGoup[1] 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.

Other References[edit]

In 1966, The Moody Blues recorded a single named after this boulevard.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Marie-Ange Namy, Marcel-Lenoir et la fresque, In Situ, texte en ligne