History and visit Rue Hautefeuille in Paris
Hautefeuille Street is a street in the 6th arrondissement of Paris between the street from the School of Medicine at the Place Saint-André-des-Arts. This street is one of the oldest ways that exist in Paris. In the Middle Ages, the street went to the Faubourg Saint-Jacques. In the 13th century, the construction of the Franciscan convent was lost in the street Hautefeuille part of its length.
Before its current name, the street was called Hautefeuille rue de la Barre, then rue Saint-André Street and the Old Platriere. The origin of the term "Hautefeuille" is a controversial issue. Some historians argue that this term refers to high stature trees that were in the street. Other scholars like the eminent Quicherat advance against the term "Hautefeuille" is synonymous with "treachery and ambush" vices which prevailed in a castle on the site of the convent.
Street Hautefeuille proper begins on the Place Saint-André-des-Arts and ends at 8 rue de l’Ecole de Médecine. It is 250 meters long and has a width of 10 meters. This street encounter several ways, including street Serpente, street-Francisque Gay Street Poitevins and Boulevard Saint-Germain.
Honoring the history, the street still retains some Hautefeuille sites. At No. 8 is a building dating from Louis XIII, who unfortunately was morphologically distorted over time. At the corner of the street at No. 5 is the Hotel de Fécamp. Charles Baudelaire was born in a house that stood at No. 17