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The "Grands Moulins de Paris" was an abandoned industrial mill in Paris, near the d'Austerlitz train station.­ It has being converted into student dorms for the University Paris VII.­

I took those photos shortly before the construction work started.­ So what you see on this photo does not exist anymore.­

See more info and links in the album description.

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June 12, 2005
Rue Thomas Mann, 75013 Paris, France

Photos of the Grands Moulins de Paris as they stood before their renovation.­

The Grands Moulins de Paris was an abandoned industrial mill in Paris, part of the ZAC Rive Gauche, near the Gare d'Austerlitz.­ It has been converted into student dorms for the University Paris VII.­

I took those photos shortly before the construction work started.­ Everything you see on those photos does not exist anymore (except for the walls).­

Photos © Tristan Savatier, All Rights Reserved.­

Links to some other sites with photos of the "Grands Moulins de Paris":

* www.­flickr.­com/­photos/­10615888@N05/­sets/­72157607244562268/­

* www.­flickr.­com/­photos/­ventsdunord/­sets/­72157603549490594/­

* Grands Moulins de Paris (website of the company that was operating the mill)

If you are also interested by urban exploration, i.­e.­ exploring disused buildings and factories, abandoned tunnels, etc, check out www.­urban-resources.­net, an excellent database of photography books and other resources on this subject.­

Special thanks to Zone-Tour.­com and iSideTV.­com for providing logistic support!

Shot on Film 227 photos

Photos shot on film, and later scanned /­ digitalized from the negative or slide.­