BALADE URBAINE - D'UNE GARE A L'AUTRE À ÉPINAY-SUR-SEINE
Walking/pedestrian at Épinay-sur-Seine
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From one or other of Epinay-sur-Seine statioFrom one or other station of Epinay-sur-Seine, you'll discover some sites rich in history.
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1 Epinay-Villetaneuse train station
Take the road to Saint-Leu or bus 156 in the direction of Saint-Denis, stop at "Yser" to discover the garden city Blumenthal.
2 City-garden Blumenthal
These individual units are part of the 325 that make up this set. Despite the work done by the owners, we can recognize some original features, a millstone wall, fence, concrete, brick siding.
3 City-garden Blumenthal
Just like the city called "Everyone at home" the architect and designer is Georges Vaudoyer.
The entrance on the rue de la République is marked by two collective residential buildings, which form a sort of gate of the city.
The facilities will be built from 1920, square, ballroom, shops.
Willy Blumenthal will create around the city a social service project for the poorest people.
4 Chacun chez soi (Everyone in his own house)
The land was chosen for its accessibility from Saint-Denis by tram. It corresponded to what Hygienists expected due to its location along the Seine principles, and the quality of its construction, spaced to allow air circulation. Small individual gardens allow the workersome leisure, away from harmful influences he could find elsewhere.
From the outset, the pavilions are homeownership by lease.
5 Le square des Mobiles
In November the troops clashed and 36 guards were killed. The land was bought by the town in 1900 to erect the monument to their memory.
The cross St. Mark was built on the site of a destroyed church.
6 Rose Bertin's house
She had a shop in the rue Saint-Honoré in "Le Grand Mogol". She took refuge in his house in the street "La rue du Bord de l'eau" during the turmoil of the revolution and this is where she ended his days in 1813.
7 Laboratory Eclair
In 1913, it is an Austrian film producer Joseph Menchen who leases the property to create a movie studio. In 1929, he created the Société Anonyme sound films Tobis.
8 Saint-Médard Church
10 The Orgemont city
11 Orgemont city-garden
In 1929, a city-garden was laid out, all outstanding inhabited since 1931.
Accommodations are provided for rental and homeownership, which will be discontinued in 1933 due to the economic crisis.
Many facilities are built from the outset, sports fields, community center, health center, churches...
12 Epinay-sur-Seine station
Today is the station Transilien line C.
- 55 meters of difference in height
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