Image from page 697 of "Review of reviews and world's work" (1890)
Publisher: New York Review of Reviews Corp
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
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561-62of the May Review. ) The principal feature ofthe embankment from the Pont de IAlma to the Trocadero grounds is acreation known as Old Paris. It is perhapsthe most elaborate of the side-shows connectedwith the Exposition. It reproduces, with muchfidelity, not only the old Paris hou.ses and streetsof bygone centuries, but also a number of spe-cific old buildings of historical or architecturalinterest. It shelters the usual cluster of restau-rants, cafrs, and concert-rooms, and has alsomany little shops for the sale of curios and arti-cles de Paris. Its denizens are garbed in thequaint costumes of the midtlle ages. The largest architectural synthesis of the Ex-position lies in the Champ de Mars. The visitorstands on the Trocadero terraces or on the lenaBridge, and looks under the great archway be-neath the Eiffel Tower into a beautifully gar-dened impasse, at the end of which is the broadand gorgeous spectacular fa9ade of the so-calledIalace of Electricity. Fron\ the front of this
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THE SECTION DOMINATED BY THE ARCH OF THE EIFFEL TOWER. PARIS AND THE EXPOSITION OF 1900. 687
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