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US News Renovation of Gare du Nord: A future “Notre-Dame-des-Landes in the heart of Paris” for the government?

20:26  07 july  2020
20:26  07 july  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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Notre - Dame - des - Landes is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France, around 20 km north-west of Nantes. The commune was the planned site of the new Aéroport du Grand Ouest, intended to replace Nantes Atlantique Airport.

The Gare du Nord (pronounced [ɡaʁ dy nɔːʁ]) (literally Station of the North, or more simply North Station, lexically), officially Paris - Nord

The prefect of the Ile-de-France region, Michel Cadot, officially announced Tuesday that he had signed the building permit for the transformation of the Gare du Nord

La Gare du Nord en décembre 2019 © ISA HARSIN / SIPA La Gare du Nord in December 2019 URBAN PLANNING - The prefect of the Ile-de-France region, Michel Cadot, officially announced Tuesday that he had signed the building permit for the transformation of the Gare du Nord

The dispute around the renovation project of the Gare du Nord will it harden? In a tweet retweeted himself by Anne Hidalgo , the first deputy mayor of Paris Emmanuel Grégoire reacted vigorously to the Tuesday announcement of the state's green light on the commercial side of the transformation project of the Gare du Nord: “The government has just invented an Notre-Dame-des-Landes right in the middle of Paris . I wish her a lot of political and legal courage. "

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“This ambitious redevelopment of the Gare du Nord , supported by the SNCF Group with help from the City of Paris , will meet two objectives: to better welcome visitors while improving the environment of Parisians living in the area. With its cultural sports facilities, its co-working spaces, its shops and its

A 5-minute walk from Notre Dame Cathedral, Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis, opposite the Sorbonne and right in the heart of the Latin Quarter, the Arriving at the Gare du Nord it is only 2 stops on the RER (follow the signs for the Sud platforms and get a train on the B line. Get off at St Michel Notre

The prefect of the Ile-de-France region Michel Cadot officially announced Tuesday that he had signed the building permit, with" an objective of delivery of the works necessary for the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024 ", according to a press release .

"The State goes against the needs of the inhabitants"

"The launch of the works will be done without delay according to the principles of an exemplary site and respecting the sanitary conditions imposed by the Covid", reacted by a press release SA Gare du Nord 2024, "confident of respecting the timetable".

But the announcement did not arouse great enthusiasm from the side of the town hall of Paris. "The state goes against the needs of residents and transport users and despises the choice of voters in the Ile-de-France," for example thundered on Twitter the mayor of the 10th arrondissement, Alexandra Cordebard, announcing that the "mobilization" of the municipal team "[would continue] against this excessive project".

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Set in a Haussmannian building in central Paris , this fully air-conditioned hotel is located opposite Gare du Nord Train Station. A continental breakfast is served every morning in the arched stone cellar at New Hôtel Gare Du Nord . Louvre Museum. 1.6 miles. Notre Dame Cathedral.

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By issuing the building permit for the #GareDuNord project, the state is meeting the needs of residents and transport users and disregards the choice of voters in Ile-de-France. Our mobilization continues against this disproportionate project.

- Alexandra Cordebard (@ACORDEBARD) July 7, 2020 Renowned architects oppose this renovation

The City of Paris, which must detail "the points that constitute red lines in the project" during a conference of press Wednesday, had initially supported this renovation. It then considered the project too commercial, carried by a joint venture created by SNCF Gares & Connexions and Ceetrus, Auchan's real estate company.

It provides in particular for the construction of shops, offices and cultural facilities within the first station in Europe, 155 years old and frequented by 700,000 travelers every day, a figure set to increase.

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Paris gare du NORD . Located in the heart of Paris , this beautiful station is just a short hop from some of the city's top attractions, including Montmartre and By métro, bus and tram: Gare du Nord is served both by métro and RER lines as well as a number of bus routes. Interchange with métro lines 4

Located in central Paris , this hotel is 200 metres from Gare du Nord and 650 metres from Gare de l’Est. + Rooms were well insulated, the hotel is on a busy street with a bus stop right in front of the hotel but it was quiet in the rooms. + All hotel staff we encountered spoke English well and they were

The project, valued at 600 million euros, has also been criticized by some twenty renowned architects , including Jean Nouvel and Roland Castro, who deemed the initial project "unacceptable" and "pharaonic", in a forum published in Le Monde at the beginning of September, asking that it be "completely redesigned".

"A project contrary to ecological requirements"

In his press release, the prefect of Ile-de-France Michel Cadot argued that "SNCF Gares & Connexions and the company" Gare du Nord 2024 "have made 13 commitments aimed at ensuring good integration of the renovated station in the district ”, notably via“ the creation of a large bicycle parking lot ”,“ launching studies to improve access to the station from the north ”or even“ taking into account redevelopment of the underground car park "to" free the forecourt of the drop-off station ".

In addition, a "strengthening of the environmental quality of the project is planned by increasing the planted areas and by reusing rainwater", further argues Michel Cadot.

But in its press release, the city of Paris castigated a project "contrary to the ecological and urban requirements carried by the newly elected Parisian executive", and called to continue discussions "in order to reconsider this project in depth to make it viable and acceptable ”.

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The bathrooms at Hipotel Paris Montmartre Gare du Nord are fitted with a shower. The hotel is situated 350 yards from restaurants and within a walking Les Docks de Paris Event Venue is 1.4 miles away and the hotel is 350 yards from Simplon Metro Station, which provides direct access to Gare de l’Est

Within walking distance to the Notre Dame and loads of eating places. Close to 2 metro stations and a Carrefour supermarket. Situated in the centre of Paris , 0.7 miles from Luxembourg Gardens and 0.9 miles from Notre Dame Cathedral, Notre - Dame luxury Opéra Bastille. 1 miles. Paris - Gare -de-Lyon.

For its part Serge Rémy, from the association “Retrouvons le Nord de la Gare du Nord” which mobilizes against the SNCF and Ceetrus project, drew a parallel with the green ambitions of the new government: “While the convention Climat defends a new more sober and less commercial economic model, the State issues a building permit which gives the keys to the Gare du Nord in Auchan for 46 years to install a huge area of ​​shops ”.

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