52 rue François 1er, 75008 , Paris, France
A block from the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, this posh hotel is a 6-minute walk from George V metro station and 1.2 km from the Arc de Triomphe
Baba stayed here on the 11th December, 1931 and again on the 7th May,1932 on the 5th Floor.
Meher Baba with his men sailed on the S.S. Bremen from New York after visiting the United States for the first time to France.
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Disembarking at the port of Cherbourg on Friday, 11 December 1931, Baba arrived in Paris that evening and stayed at the Hotel Powers at 52 rue François. Margaret Starr, Margaret Craske, Delia, Kim and twelve-year-old John Cousins had arrived in Paris the previous day and joined Baba. The next day, Kitty and her niece Zilla arrived in the afternoon. At night, they went to the Aubert Palace and saw Charlie Chaplin's City Lights and another night a Laurel & Hardy film ( unknown ).
12 December 1931
Meher Baba and his group went to the Auburn Palace Cinema and saw a Charlie Chaplin film "City Lights" followed by a Lauren & Hardy film ( unknown ).
Images of the Powers Hotel, Paris