LA CITÉ FLEURIE

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La Cité fleurie is a group of about thirty artists’ studios located between 61-67, boulevard Arago and rue Léon-Maurice-Nordmann, in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. The workshops were built between 1878 and 1888. Paul Gauguin, Amedeo Modigliani, César Domela, Henri Laurens, or Henri Cadiou lived here at the beginning of the twentieth century. Louis Neillot (1898-1973) settled there in 1934 and lived there until 1972. The city is always reserved for artists but it was threatened by promoters in the 1980s, who wanted to build on the site, it has Been rescued by protests which culminated in its classification. Since 1994, it is partially inscribed (facades and roofs) under the title of Historic Monuments.

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