Paris...à pied, les yeux ouverts, le nez en l'air
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DOMES and UNUSUAL ROOFS

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From 1850/1860, architects commisioned by Haussmann to modernize Paris popularized the domes that are to be found on many appartment buildings and only went out of fashion with the introduction of flat roofs in the 1920s.