Galleries Lafayette, Paris, France

Photo taken by A.Zois ; 2010 - Dome interior
Photo taken by A.Zois ; 2010 - Dome interior

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1931


One day on December 13th, the group had their photograph taken at the Eiffel Tower. They walked along the Seine River. Sightseeing through Paris, they went to the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Gare de Lyons, and drove down the Champs Elysees. Baba bought a new coat at the Galleries Lafayette. That evening, they went to the Madeleine Cinema to see the movie Trader Horn.

 

 

 

 

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Photo taken by A.Zois ; 2010 - shop interior
Photo taken by A.Zois ; 2010 - shop interior

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Galeries Lafayette

 

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Location Boulevard Haussmann, Paris, France
Opening date 1893
No. of floors

home store: 5 men's store: 4

main store: 10
Website Galeries Lafayette department stores website
 

The Galeries Lafayette (French pronunciation: [ɡalʁi lafajɛt]) is a French department store company.

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[edit] History

In 1893 Théophile Bader and his cousin Alphonse Kahn opened a fashion store in a small haberdasher's shop at the corner of rue La Fayette and the Chaussée d'Antin, Paris. In 1896, the company purchased the entire building at n°1 rue La Fayette and in 1905 the buildings at n°38, 40 et 42, boulevard Haussmann and n°15 rue de la Chaussée d'Antin. Bader commissioned Georges Chedanne and then his pupil Ferdinand Chanut to design the layout of the Haussmann location. A glass and steel dome, and Art Nouveau staircases were built in 1912.

[edit] Paris flagship store

The flagship store of Galeries Lafayette in Paris is a 10-story department store. It is located at 40, boulevard Haussmann, in the IXe arrondissement.

[edit] Floor Directory

[edit] Access

Stations on Paris metro: Chaussée d'Antin – La Fayette, Havre-Caumartin, Opéra, Madeleine, Saint-Lazare, and RER - Auber. Further details available at: Transports en Île-de-France

 

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