History and visit the Washington Street in Paris
Washington Street is located in the 8th arrondissement of the French capital. She travels the neighborhood of Faubourg du Roule. It begins at 110, avenue des Champs-Elysées and at 1, Avenue Friedland. It measures 404 meters long and 10.70 meters wide. Created in 1787, it had various names including the rue Neuve Oratory Oratory street and street Champs-Élysées in 1806 and in 1867 Billault street. It currently bears the name was given in honor of the first U.S. President George Washington after a decree dated August 16, 1879.
Tracing of Washington Street was made in 1789, construction began were 1812. On the place where the even numbers was a huge land ownership was a congregation of the Oratory. Hence his new street names of the Oratory and the Oratory of St. Champs Elysee. Street Billault was given in honor of the politician Adolphe Billault. The minimum width of the street was set at 10.55 meters by a ministerial decree of 27 December 1803.
Washignton Street has important places to include the private passage which ends at number 11 rue Chateaubriand. The Washington Plaza building was built at the place where the hotel Casa Riera. The construction of this building was made between 1929 and 1932 by architects Roger Lucien Bechmann and Chatenay. This street was home to famous personalities like actor Raimu, composers Paul Dukas, Paul and Lucien Hillemacher, and aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont.
Transfer to Washington Street in Paris
Washington Street is located at a distance of 21.4 km from Orly Airport to 29.7 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 84.7 km from the airport of Beauvais.