The Eiffel Tower

The concept of the Eiffel Tower began in 1884, when the idea to build a 300 meter tower on Champ-de-mar was conceived. The tower was to be part of the 1889 Worlds Fair. The tower also marks the 100th Anniversary of the French Revolution. On September 18, 1884, Gustave Eiffel submitted a patent which contained... Continue Reading →

Medieval Paris

Purchase your copy of the book referenced in this article here! Surviving Poverty in Medieval Paris: Gender, Ideology, and the Daily Lives of the Poor A take on Surviving Poverty in Medieval Paris Gender, Ideology, and the Daily Lives of the Poor by Sharon Farmer. Medieval Paris was a service economy thanks to its large... Continue Reading →

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