North-south junction

North-south junction

Event   From 1935 To 1952

Categories: Architecture

The idea of linking the North and South railway stations was first seriously considered in 1935 but World War 2 delayed the work. It was finished in 1952, causing the destruction of 1,500 houses, 20 alleys and the resettlement of almost 13,000 people.

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Gare Centrale

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Madeleine Church vs. north-south junction

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