Paris, Rue Rochechouart

In many ways, this is a fine street. The buildings are good and harmonize well with one another. The street is fairly wide, but the buildings are tall enough that it is over-square, so it has a good sense of enclosure. . . except that it bleeds away down the street.

The situation is somewhat relieved by the slope of the street, which appears to led to a crest at quite some distance. (A tram is crossing the street in the middle distance, thus obscuring the horizon.)

While there is nothing really wrong with this street, I find it faintly depressing.

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