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THE LOST STREETS OF PARIS AND THEIR MODERN-DAY LOCATIONS
- rue des Anglois
- Now called the rue des Anglais; in the Latin Quarter.
- rue de la Barillerie
- Now part of the Boulevard du Palais, on the Île de la Cité, near Sainte-Chapelle.
- rue des Billettes
- Now the lower part of the rue des Archives, below the rue Sainte-Croix-de-la-Bretonnerie; the cloister and church still stand.
- rue de Bourbon
- Now the rue de Lille, behind the Museé d’Orsay.
- rue de la Calandre
- Now part of the Préfecture de Police complex on the Île de la Cité, between Sainte-Chapelle and Notre Dame.
- rue de la Comédie-Française
- Now the rue de l’Odéon. In the eighteenth-century the street was called the rue du Théâtre Français; I changed the name to avoid confusion among the many theaters in Paris.
- rue du Coq
- Now the rue de Marengo, just north of the Sully Wing of the Louvre.
- rue de la Fromagerie
- This street was destroyed during the expansion of Les Halles in the nineteenth century; it was located in the area where the Forum des Halles shopping center now stands.
- rue Fromenteau
- One of many lost streets between the Old Louvre and the Tuileries Palace. It was located about where the Louvre’s entrance pyramid stands now.
- rue du Guet
- This street was located near the Châtelet Metro stop, just north of the rue de Rivoli.
- rue Neuve-Saint-Augustin
- Now the rues Danou and Saint-Augustin, located between the Place Vendôme and the Opéra Garnier.
- rue des Orties
- A lost street in the area of the Pyramides Metro Stop, behind the Church of Saint-Roch.
- rue Plâtrière
- Now the rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, directly northwest of the Church of Saint-Eustache near the entrance to Les Halles.
- rue de la Poterie
- One of many streets destroyed during the expansion of Les Halles in the nineteenth century; it was located in the area where the Forum des Halles shopping center now stands.
- rue des Poulies
- Now the rue de l’Amiral-de-Coligny, running along the easternmost façade of the Louvre.
- rue du Puits
- Now the rue Aubriot, just south of the Church of Notre-Dame des Blancs-Manteaux in the Marais.
- rue Saint-Landry
- A lost street that sat on the northern edge of the Île de la Cité where the quai de Corse is now, between the Pont Notre-Dame and the Pont d’Arcole. Now the site of the Hôtel-Dieu hospital.
- rue de la Tixéranderie
- Now a large parking garage behind the Hôtel de Ville, directly north of the Church of Saint-Gervais.
- rue Traversiere
- Now the rue Molière, between the Avenue de l’Opéra and the lower part of the rue de Richelieu near the current Comédie-Française building.
- rue Voltaire
- Now the rue Casimir Delavigne, near the Odéon on the Left Bank.
- quai des Augustins
- Now the quai des Grands Augustins, on the Left Bank between the Pont Neuf and the Pont Saint-Michel.
- quai de l’École
- Now part of the quai du Louvre, at the end near the Pont Neuf Metro station.
- quai des Morfundus
- Now the quai de l’Horloge, on the north bank of the Île de la Cité.
- quai des Ormes
- Now part of the quai des Célestins, south of the Hôtel de Sens.
- Place Royale
- Now called the Place des Vosges, in the eastern Marais.
- Pont Rouge
- A lost bridge that connected the Île de la Cité with the Île Saint-Louis. It was located north of the modern Pont Saint-Louis, and stretched from the end of the rue des Chantres on the Île de la Cité to what is now the Place Louis Aragon on the Île Saint-Louis.
All of the other streets and places mentioned in THE SONG PEDDLER OF THE PONT NEUF may be located on a modern-day city map.