I made these photographs, which date back to the mid-eighties and early nineties, over the course of several visits, and I made them for the because I was interested and because I wanted to make a socio-cultural record of the time and the milieu.
Lets just hope it will last a long time!Since a few years, this place has become the official rue de la soif,.e.Cosy Bars and restaurants are opening, and here and there caterers and specialized fine food stores appear.It is the only survivor of the many pious or charitable establishments built along rue Saint-Denis.If you want to discover the life of a neighbourhood in Paris, take a walk in the shopping streets: here is the real heart of the city, and it is here that its actual identity is unveiled.Vodka, tomate / 11, neige cubaine, rhum blanc, Peat's Beast /.The street was one of the centres of the.Rue Saint-Denis is one of the oldest streets.
June Rebellion of 1832, immortalised in, victor Hugo 's novel Les Misérables, and which is referred to in the book as the "Epic of the Rue Saint-Denis".
In the corner of rue de Tracy could be found the covent's chapel, built in 1782 by Pierre Convers in the ancient style but now lost.
Rue Saint Denis is a street of the prêt à porter ateliers.
Sidecar, triple sec, cognac, citron /.French spritz 30-40, chartreuse, citron /.Ever since the Middle Ages and up to the present day, the street has been known as a place of prostitution.Instead, sex workers organized the annual.Africans and Chinese, and even some Kurdish or Syrian restaurants!Whether you like these changes or not, the Faubourg Saint-Denis Street sticks to its tradition: to always move with the times while keeping its own personality.