Blocks in old parts of Paris occur as compact as in London, Paris or Barcelona where these type of buildings had been most popular.
In fact most of the wealthier urban Western hemisphere had been covered by such type of architecture which had been great in summer, but difficult to heat during cold winters with fairly high ceilings.
Watch a video with the legendary Pierre Carrè, who has been singing
at the Place Pigalle since more than 40 years.
Graffiti in Paris is creative and colorful.Video and the photos with story
Gipsy Jazz n' Eiffel
Gipsy Jazz in Paris in a common sense video with views from below the Eiffel Tower.
Old Paris architecture
Some buildings have reached a tremendous size to dominate such wide junctions.
Elevators are rare in these buildings and living underneath the roof is often the biggest thrill depending upon the individual view.