The walk is a Parisian planted green space located in the 12th arrondissement. The route of the walk covers an area of 3.7 hectares. But all of this green space extends over an area of 6.5 hectares. It runs from the Place de la Bastille to the ring road. It is placed in the path of an old railway line belonging to Vincennes. The creation of this magnificent promenade was completed in 1988.
Planted the walk starts at the Opera Bastille and ends at the door of Montempoivre where the access is done by a modern staircase and a slope. Starting from the Bastille, she travels a path that is oriented towards the south-east towards the viaduct arts. She crossed the garden Reuilly using a gateway. This gateway down on Montgallet street. The walk continues on the old railway line and on buildings and then passes under both tunnels. The route of the walk is divided into two at the rue du Sahel. This trip is decorated by Charles Peguy Square, the Hector Malot square, the garden and the garden Reuilly Station Reuilly. It is one of the few green spaces in height and built on former railway lines. This pleasant walk influenced various parks in the world as the city of New York to set up a park on part of the High Line Park in 2009 or just green belt Colombes in Colombes. A section of the Auteuil line of the 16th district has been transformed into a promenade. While in the 17th arrondissement, the Little Belt line was transformed into Pereire walk.
The planted promenade follows the line of Vincennes linking Verneuil-pond to the Bastille station. This line was no longer function in 1969. Thus, a portion of the track is attached to the RER A. Part linking Paris and Vincennes is neglected. Redevelopment work was carried out in 1980. While the Bastille station was demolished in 1984 for the construction of the Opéra Bastille. The design of the Reuilly concerted planning area is made from 1986. This section is located between the rue de Reuilly Daumesnil Street and Avenue Daumesnil. The proposed implementation of the planted promenade is done in the same period. This green space is created by landscape architect Jacques Vergely and Philippe Mathieu, from 1988.
The inauguration of the walk was made in 1993. Rehabilitation works have been made on the viaduct Arts in 1989. For Reuilly garden, its design was made between 1992 and 1998 while the garden station Reuilly is created in 1995. This beautiful place is visible in the film Before Sunset by Richard Linklater in 2004. A clip of Keren Ann is also shot in this place. The western part of the planted promenade is accessible by elevator and stairs. While the party is allowing cyclists and pedestrians access to the promenade. It is served by several subway stations, the Bastille subway, Montgallet metro, Daumesnil metro, metro Bel-Air and the Gare de Lyon.
Transfer to Paris planted promenade
The promenade is planted at a distance of 19.4 km from Orly Airport, 28.5 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 94.8 km from the airport of Beauvais.