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March 2017 - Paris Panorama

Welcome to the March 2017 edition of our newsletter Paris Panorama!

Each month we feature an inspiring haiku poem by Anna Eklund-Cheong.  You will also find a photograph of Paris by Raye, our restaurant of the month with a link to the review, and an angel of the month by Rosemary Flannery. 

Bonne lecture!

 

Haiku of the Month

Photograph by Eric Hian-Cheong
Haiku by Anna Eklund-Cheong

 

Paris by Raye


What's the Code? by Raye

View more great photos by Raye here:  https://www.instagram.com/rayeimages/

 

Our Restaurant of the Month

20 Eiffel
Photograph by Discover Paris!

When we approached 20 Eiffel from avenue Rapp on a recent Friday evening, we could see the Eiffel Tower looming high above rue de Monttessuy, the street on which the restaurant is located.

Follow this link and sign in to read our review:  http://www.parisinsights.com/restaurants.php.

 

Angel of the Month

Photograph by Rosemary Flannery
Author of Angels of Paris - An Architectural Tour through the History of Paris

It is unusual to see a sculpted angel playing an organ, but Anne-Marie Roux-Colas imagined an orchestra of angels for her inventive outsized tympanum on the facade of the Saint Odile Church.  Patron saint of the Alsace-Lorraine, the warm ocre sandstone was imported in her honor from the Alsatian region to be carved into figures of angels playing drums, guitars, horns, flutes, an accordion, and even bagpipes.  The church was erected in 1935, and reflects the spare, sober Art Deco style in vogue at that time.

Church of Saint Odile, 2 avenue Stéphane Mallarmé, 17th arrondissement (Metro: Porte de Champerret)

To learn about other angels of Paris, follow this link: Angels of Paris – An Architectural Tour Through the History of Paris.

Paris Panorama Newsletters for 2017