Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt is located in the 8th arrondissement of the French capital. She travels the Champs-Élysées and the Faubourg du Roule. It starts at Canada Place and ends at 71, rue La Boétie and at 123 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. It measures 880 meters long and 19.5 to 24 meters wide. Before making its present name, this avenue was called before 1918 Avenue d’Antin and from 1918 to 1945 Avenue Victor Emmanuel.
Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt had been built on a dirt road. Changes were made in 1723 by the Duke d’Antin. It becomes an alley named in 1723 and went Course in 1763 and then went went du Roule d’Antin. After 1870, extensions were implemented. It was a place where insecurity reigned with many balls in the surrounding area. The garden of Paris was in the vicinity of the avenue, but it was destroyed during the construction of the grand palace in 1900.
The name of the avenue was given in honor of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It forms a junction with the Avenue des Champs Élysées on the roundabout of the Champs-Elysées-Marcel-Dassault. Several spectacular buildings are located on this avenue as the Palais de la Découverte, the Théâtre du Rond-Point and the old mansions. It has been famous as residents Auguste Nelaton Saadi and Carnot. It is accessible by metro stations by Saint-Philippe du Roule and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Transfer to the Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt in Paris
Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt is located at a distance of 20.8 km from Orly Airport to 29.8 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 86.4 km from the airport of Beauvais.