June 6, 2018

22 Fascinating Pictures That Capture Street Scenes of Paris in 1959

What was Paris like in the 1950s? An epic collage of contradictions – grubby and refined, chaotic and serene, rigid and liberated – just as it is today.

The photographs from gcosserat provide glimpses into Paris in 1959 to see what has persisted and what has disappeared.

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe from Ave Foch

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

Champs Elysee

Les Halles

Les Halles

Les Halles

Les Halles

Les Halles

Paris From the Eiffel Tower

Paris From the Eiffel Tower

Paris From the Eiffel Tower

Paris From the Eiffel Tower

Paris From the Eiffel Tower

Paris From the Eiffel Tower

Paris From the Eiffel Tower

Paris Opera

Paris street scenes

Place Vendome

Porte St Denis

The Tuileries






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