Paris 1900

 

Extremely Rare Color Photography of Early 1900s Paris taken from curiouseggs.com


Extremely Rare Color Photography of Early 1900s Paris taken from curiouseggs.com

Some nice color pictures of Paris at the turn of the century. I thought they might be useful for those of you that work on Paris, urban space, etc. Here is the link:  Paris 1900

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Proposals for Rationally Improving the City of Paris (from 1955)

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Nothing like a light, humorous reading at the end of the semester when the summer still seems a distant dream (although the last day of class is April 23rd–not too shabby–and I’m heading to a conference next week the KFLC–not that many urban sessions but there seem to be more every year-check the program).

Luckily, the Proposals for Rationally Improving the City of Paris hits the spot (available in the Situationist International Anthology and also online here). Not light humorous reading necessarily, maybe serious, humorous reading… Continue reading