The Square d'Orléans, is a residential square in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, at 80, rue Taitbout.The square was designed by the English architect Edward Cresy, and built in 1829 on land that had originally belonged to the family of the musician Daniel Auber. The original entry to the square was at 36, rue Saint-Lazare. The name 'Square d'Orléans' was probably a tribute to Louis Philippe of the Orléans family, who became King of France in 1830. .The facades of the interior courtyard are decorated by porches with Ionic half-pillars, in a style that is analogous to that of the terraces of Regent's Park, London,, designed by John Nash in the 1820s.The Square became a fashionable residence in which many celebrities of the July monarchy period took apartments, including Frédéric Chopin, George Sand, Marie Taglioni, Alexandre Dumas and Charles-Valentin Alkan.To visit Square d'Orleans and other attractions in Paris, use our Paris travel planner.
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Le square d'Orléans, 80, rue Taitbout 75009 Paris est unique dans ce quartier romantique dit "la Nouvelle Athènes" et même le seul à Paris dans son style néo dorique, on traverse d'abord un porche sub... more »The square of Orléans, 80, rue Taitbout 75009 Paris is unique in this romantic district called "the new Athens" and even the only one in Paris in its neo Doric style, one crosses first a sublime porch with magnificent vaulted boxes and then a courtyard Interior with a large fountain gushing, then one discovers buildings of an architecture strangely London and on the left (main building) of old plates dedicated to G. SAND and F. CHOPIN who remained there, small precision, the place is private but accessible. See also the street of the ladies nearby, etc...
Dans le 9ème arrondissement, au 80 rue de Taibout, vous découvrirez l'entrée du square et cité privée dont l'accès est libre. De style Néo-classique, créé en 1829 par l'architecte anglais Edward Crésy... more »In the 9th arrondissement, at 80 rue de Taibout, you will discover the entrance of the square and private city whose access is free. The neo-classical style, created in 1829 by the English architect Edward Crésy, was originally called "city of the three brothers" and took the current name to pay tribute to King Louis-Philippe. It is a true haven of peace in the "new Athens" district. It consists of four buildings, three courtyards connected by vaulted passages with coffered ceilings. In its centre you will discover a beautiful cast iron fountain. Several personalities have stayed there, such as Alexandre Dumas father, Frédéric Chopin, George sand, the painter Serge Ivanoff, the singer Pauline Viardot, the writer Maxime du camp... This square is inscribed under the historical monuments in 1977. You can come by Metro, line 12, stations "Saint Georges" or "Trinity Estienne D'orves".
A historic location near the city centre of Paris
Square publishes inside a private building in the Nouvelle Athénes. Historical Site where many characters have lived, such as Chopin, Georges Sans, Alexander Dumas. Charming Place like most of the neighborhood with its fountain and its two magnolias, its flower beds so well cared for always and its neoclassical facades of English style.
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