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Paris in Paris, Île-de-France, France
 

Square Aristade Caviaillé-Coll

1862

 

—Mairie de Paris —

 
Square Aristade Caviaillé-Coll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
1. Square Aristade Caviaillé-Coll Marker
Inscription. Ce square se trouve sur l'un des points les plus élevés de l'arrondissement (52 m) : une butte baptisée autrefois la « Vieille-Montagne ». L'église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, édifiée sous la Restauration, est une réalisation des architectes Hittorff et Lepère et s'inspire des basiliques romano-byzantines. Anciennement square Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, le square porte désormais le nom de l'organiste Aristide Cavaillé-Coll.

English translation:
This square is located on one of the highest points in the district (52 m): a mound once dubbed the "Old Mountain". The Church of St. Vincent de Paul, built during the Restoration is a realization of architects Hittorff and Lepère and is based on Roman-Byzantine basilicas. Formerly Square Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, the square is now named for organist Aristide Cavaillé-Coll.
 
Location. 48° 52.69′ N, 2° 21.109′ E. Marker is in Paris, Île-de-France, in Paris. Marker is at the intersection of Rue d'Abbeville and Rue la Fayette, on the right when traveling north on Rue d'Abbeville. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paris, Île-de-France 75010, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul (a few steps from this marker); Gare du Nord
Square Aristade Caviaillé-Coll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
2. Square Aristade Caviaillé-Coll Marker
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); A la Memoire des Cheminots de la Region du Nord (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Jewish Student Memorial (approx. half a kilometer away); Accès Guimard (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Cour Cadet (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Passages Jouffroy et Verdean (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Square Louise-Michel (approx. one kilometer away). Click for a list of all markers in Paris.
 
Regarding Square Aristade Caviaillé-Coll. The organs in the Church of St. Vincent de Paul were designed and installed by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Paris' Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church. (Submitted on July 25, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. (Submitted on July 25, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
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Church of St. Vincent de Paul image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
3. Church of St. Vincent de Paul
<i>Paris - L'Eglise de Saint-Vincent de Paul</i> (Click on picture to enlarge.) image. Click for full size.
Postcard by N.D. Phot, circa 1907
4. Paris - L'Eglise de Saint-Vincent de Paul (Click on picture to enlarge.)
Square Aristade Caviaillé-Coll (Place Saint-Vincent de Paul) in the foreground, with the Church of Saint Vincent de Paul behind it.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on . • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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