One of a bazillion mini parks in Paris….and a refuge in the Marais, Square George-Cain is a balm for soul, mind & heart. It mixes history, art and urban beauty…but one of many pauses in the ongoing beat of perpetual Paris. It borders Le musée Carnavalet, faces the Swedish Institute, is steps from the Picasso […]

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Scene Setter: Paris hemorrhages a vast, impressive population of verdant, diminutive, Edenic, if seemingly hidden, pocket-parks, which to my mind abundantly reveals the premium it places on offering readily accessible urban sanctuaries for all. My own sense is the parks (Squares, etc.) aren’t so much hidden as much as optimally placed to ensure maximum use […]

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