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1) Champs Elysees. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. It is celebrated for its tree-lined beauty, its commodious breadth, the elegance of its cafes, theaters, and shops, and...

2) Concorde, Place de la. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Tuileries gardens; the Champs Elysees; the Seine River; and a facade of buildings divided by a vista of the Madeleine Church. It is the locus of the zero marker,...

3) Rodenbach, Georges. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Belgian symbolist poet and novelist. Living in Paris from 1887, he wrote about Flemish life. His works include the poems Le Foyer et les champs (1877), La Jeunesse...

4) Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Paris standing on an elevation at the end of the Avenue des Champs Elysees and in the center of the Place de l'Etoile, which is formed by the intersection of 12 radiating...

5) Jouvet, Louis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French actor, producer, and director. A member of Copeau's Theatre du Vieux Colombier after 1913, he left in 1922 to organize his own theater. He was director of...

6) Port-Royal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Angelique Arnauld (see Arnauld, family), undertook a reform with the counsel of St. Francis de Sales. The nuns became renowned for piety, and their help was sought...

7) Breton, Andre. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French writer, founder and theorist of the surrealist movement. He studied neuropsychology and was one of the first in France to publicize the work of Freud. At first...

8) Perret, Auguste. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Academie des Beaux-Arts in Paris to join the family construction firm with his brother Gustave, and began to experiment with the new building material, reinforced...

9) Courbevoie. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Courbevoie manufactures automobiles, bicycles, perfumes, and pharmaceuticals. There are also electrical industries, foundries, and copperworks. There have been many...

10) Hittorff, Jacques Ignace. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vincent de Paul, in Paris, which he built (1824-44) with his father-in-law, J. B. Lepere. Hittorff was appointed (1833) architect for the embellishments of the Place...

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