faubourg


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a New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits

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Napoleon, child of the revolution, destroyer of the old noblesse, never ceased to court the Faubourg St.
At the end of the fifteenth century, the Faubourg strides across it, passes beyond it, and runs farther.
Behind the Bastille there were twenty hovels clustered round the curious sculptures of the Croix-Faubin and the flying buttresses of the Abbey of Saint- Antoine des Champs; then Popincourt, lost amid wheat fields; then la Courtille, a merry village of wine-shops; the hamlet of Saint-Laurent with its church whose bell tower, from afar, seemed to add itself to the pointed towers of the Porte Saint- Martin; the Faubourg Saint-Denis, with the vast enclosure of Saint-Ladre; beyond the Montmartre Gate, the Grange- Batelière, encircled with white walls; behind it, with its chalky slopes, Montmartre, which had then almost as many churches as windmills, and which has kept only the windmills, for society no longer demands anything but bread for the body.
The firm did the accounts for a hotel in the Faubourg St.
The horses, kept in check by a vigorous hand, went quietly as far as the middle of the faubourg.
A few days earlier the beautiful Madame Firmiani, one of the charming women of the faubourg Saint-Germain who visited and liked Madame Rabourdin, had said to des Lupeaulx (invited expressly to hear this remark), "Why do you not call on Madame --?
I used to watch the manners and customs of the Faubourg, its inhabitants, and their characteristics.
Try to realize the scene, the shabby red-painted wineshop, the smell of wine, the yells of merriment; try to feel that you are really in the faubourg, among old people, working men and poor women giving themselves up to a night's enjoyment.
The new, diverse-income Faubourg Lafitte community incorporates the 27 acres once occupied by the Lafitte public housing project, as well as the historic Tremeo neighborhood, noted as one of America's first African-American neighborhoods.
Par une scenographie qui veut nous faire plonger au coeur de la vie quotidienne du Red Light, du Faubourg <<a m'lasse>> et de Goose Village, on y met en lumiere la richesse et la vitalite de ces quartiers qui furent rases au nom de la modernite.
The facade wraps around Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore into new territory along Avenue Martignon but it's impossible to see the join with the original building.
Galerie Talabardon et Gautier's annual exhibition 'The XIXTH Century' celebrates its 10th anniversary from 4 to 31 December (134 rue du Faubourg Saint HonorS, Paris; +33 (0)1 43 59 13 57).
Designed by RDAI the Parisian architectural agency headed by Rena Dumas, the store design reflects on the iconic characteristics of the landmark flagship located at the 24 Faubourg Saint HonorE[umlaut] in Paris.
Everything from the corner pharmacie to the Hermes flagship store on the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore (the original Rodeo Drive or Madison Avenue) is so utterly refined.
The event was held at the Bristol hotel, Rue du Faubourg St Honore in Paris and attended by more than 150 guests, including influential chefs and specialised food journalists.