Monday, August 2, 2010

Le Grand-Quevilly #2 ...

... view on Le Grand-Quevilly town hall
from the rose garden ...

... the '2 Towers' - 'Parc des Provinces' (1997)
by architect Dominique Montassut ...

... entrance of the town hall ...

... Liberté, égalité, fraternité ... (EN) /
Liberty, equality, fraternity (brotherhood) ...
by en.wikipedia.org
... is the national motto of France, and is
a typical example of a
tripartite motto ...

... le courage c'est d'aller à l'idéal,
et de comprendre le réel /
courage is to aim for the ideal

while understanding reality ...

Jean Jaurès (1859 – 1914) phrase that greets
visitors to the town hall in Grand Quevilly ...
by en.wikipedia.org
... was a French Socialist leader ...

... the flags of Europe, France, Normandy and
Le Grand-Quevilly, in front of
the town hall ...

... topiary garden on the Esplanade Tony Larue ...

... reflections ...

... view on the town hall and the Esplanade Tony Larue ...

Léon Blum (1872 – 1950) ... (EN)
... sculpture by Michel Natier,
inaugurated on the Bakayades of 1988 ....
by en.wikipedia.org
... was a French politician, usually identified with
the moderate left, and three times
the Prime Minister of France ...


... Café / Tabac on the Avenue des Provinces ...
... A Tabac is a store licensed to sell tobacco products
in France. Tabacs are identified by a distinctive
elongated diamond sign. Tabacs also sell news-
papers, telephone cards and postage stamps .
..

... 'Avenue John-F. Kennedy' street sign
in front of a Super U supermarket ...
by en.wikipedia.org
... part of Système U, a French retailers' cooperative ...
... It is directly descended from the Pain Quotidien /
'daily bread' cooperative which was founded
in western France in 1894 ...


... Le Dauphin / The Dolphin fish store
on
the Avenue John-F. Kennedy ...

... you're here - map Le Grand-Quevilly ...

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