Thursday, July 10, 2014

aging gracefully


This home on Place Debré seems to be aging, but I think with a certain amount of dignity.  Cosmetically, a little scruffy, but looks to be in sound condition.  I aspire to that.



A closer look:



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14 comments:

  1. Wonderful building, it could only be France . I'd love to see inside, scruffy chic perhaps ?

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    1. I would imagine so, but it is apparently not occupied. I never seen the shutters open.

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  2. A great building to photograph!

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    1. The angle of the setting sun helped to bring out the details.

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  4. Héritage très difficile (indivision) = abandon ! Il faut aussi voir cette demeure de l'arrière : quai des Marais.

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    1. Ah. Tant pis. Merci pour cette précision.

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  5. Quel dommage qu'elle soit abandonnée après une sombre histoire d'héritage... Elle est magnifique.

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    1. Oui, et elle est situé sur la célèbre Place Debré.

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  6. Those are some weather beaten shutters, though they seem perfectly useful and suitable for the ancient building.

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    1. Yes, I think they could readily be cleaned up.

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