View of glass and steel dome in Galeries Lafayette!
The Galeries Lafayette is an upmarket French department store company,
located on Boulevard Haussmann, Paris.
The 10-story Haussmann location serves as the flagship store of Galeries Lafayette in Paris and is located at 40, Boulevard Haussmann, in the 9th arrondissement.
It is a part of the company Groupe Galeries Lafayette.
In 1895, Théophile Bader and his cousin Alphonse Kahn opened a fashion store in a small haberdasher's shop at the corner of rue La Fayette and the Chaussée d'Antin, in Paris.
In 1896, their company purchased the entire building at n°1 rue La Fayette.
In 1905 they acquired the buildings at n°38, 40 and 42, boulevard Haussmann and n°15 rue de la Chaussée d'Antin.
Bader commissioned the architect Georges Chedanne and his pupil Ferdinand Chanut to design the store at the Haussmann location, where a glass and steel dome and Art Nouveau staircases were finished in 1912.
In 2009, Galeries Lafayette recorded earnings of over one billion euro.
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subhendu_bagchi (21056) 2013-09-16 2:50
interesting presentation of the interior. The tomb is looking superb. Not easy exposer management with such lights, but you done it quite nicely. Great colours also. Nice image quality. Tfs.