Complaints Grow Over Increasing "Ugliness" of Paris

A press conference was held in Paris to draw attention to the problem of "increasingly large and unsympathetic buildings" cropping up around the City of Lights.
February 9, 2010, 9am PST | Tim Halbur
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Critics of Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe and French President Sarkozy have held a seminar in Paris attacking the increasing "urbanilisation" of the city.

Paris, rated by many as the most beautiful and romantic city in the world, is being white-anted by large, poor-quality and clashing developments, speakers said.

Of particular concern is the proposal to de-regulate development around stations on a new circular metro line at the Peripherique (highway ring) that surrounds the French capital.

Thanks to Dr Matthew Hardy

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Published on Friday, February 5, 2010 in INTBAU News
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