Category Archives: Architecture

Délabré

When I was in Deauville, I thoroughly enjoyed a long walk on the beach. Amid all the beautiful homes and hotels, one massive structure really stood out. It was much more like a château than a summer home – there … Continue reading

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Five on Friday 2

Well, the verdict on the new format was positive, so here we go again with a round-up of francophile recommendations: Artist makes the Louvre Pyramid disappear – I am looking forward to seeing this when I get to Paris in … Continue reading

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Un spectacle qui cartonne

I just spent a spectacular weekend in New York. The weather was amazing; we went to a couple of great museum exhibits and ate lots of wonderful meals. One of the most enjoyable things that we did was walk along … Continue reading

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Vent fort

We really enjoy living in the greater Boston area. There are so many things to see and do. Recently, we visited Ventfort Hall in Lenox, Massachusetts and stayed for a holiday afternoon tea. America’s Gilded Age was the period between … Continue reading

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La Verrière

Later this month, on October 27, the Fondation Louis Vuitton will open its doors in the Bois de Boulogne. Architect Frank Gehry was commissioned by LVMH chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault to create an appropriate setting for the Foundation’s extensive art … Continue reading

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Un mécénat

Just before heading back home, I got to tick something important off my bucket-list – the newly restored 18th-Century Decorative Arts Galleries at the Louvre. The galleries have been closed since 2005 during the multi-million dollar renovation, which was overseen … Continue reading

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Annexer

After having explored all the sights of Nancy, I went to Metz for a day trip. Metz (pronounced mess in French), was German territory between 1871 and 1918 and then again during World War II. Nancy was on the other … Continue reading

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