1. A cafe in 1929.
2. Les Galeries Lafayette (a Parisian department store that’s been open since 1895), here in 1929.
3. Les Folies Bergère, the theater where Josephine Baker performed, at night in 1929.
4. And a later shot of the venue here in 1960.
5. The Moulin Rouge in 1929.
6. And another shot, which allows you to see a bit more surrounding the Moulin Rouge.
7. It would appear that in 1926, Citroen, the French automobile manufacturer, rented out space on the Eiffel Tower to advertise.
8. L’Arc de Triomphe in 1929.
9. Sacre Coeur, the famous church at the top of Montmartre, at night in 1950.
10. A stunning capture of the Paris Opera in 1910.
11. Pigalle in 1955.
12. Les Grands Magasins du Louvre in 1925. At this time, the structure was a department store. If you visit now, you’ll find rows of antique shops.
13. The Moulin Rouge in 1940, now with neon signage.
14. This photo of L’Arc de Triomphe was taken in 1980…proof that Paris can be a real window onto the past in the places where little changes.
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