Between the three and a half kilometres separating the Pont de Solly and Pont de la Concorde, lies a Boulevard of not only connection, but importance. The key to Haussmann’s renovation of Paris of the 1850’s and 60’s, continues to act as major as once intended. Replacing numerous small streets approximated in its path, Boulevard Saint-Germain remains an intellectual and cultural site for Parisian life.
– “Boulevard Saint-Germain.” Wikipedia. June 11, 2014. Accessed November 7, 2014. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boulevard_Saint-Germain.