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VAILLANTE 1st District : Center P

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VAILLANTE 1st DISTRICT
Third stop : Le Center Pôle.

First : thanks for your great comments…

SO…

In the beginning of the eighties, the city of Vaillante wanted to create a major transportation, commercial and business pole in the east of the first district. So was build le Center Pole : a huge structure that included a mall, a transit subway station and offices buildings. This combo has been constructed right in the middle of traditional residential buildings.

In the nineties, a plazza has been created with a movieplex and other stores. A big and modern hotel has been also constructed in front of that plazza.

Today, Le Center Pôle is still a very attractive place where a lot of people transit every days for their shopping, work and tourism. It looks a little bit oldie now and some people of Vaillante would like to see it disappeared cause it looks so ugly in the city landscape. Le Center Pôle Side was inspired by the Montparnasse area in Paris : a mall, a skyscraper (the tallest of inner Paris) and a massive train station that was build in the eightees right in the middle of a traditional Parisian urban area.

Where is Vaillante Le Center Pôle in Vaillante 1st District ?

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The Center Pôle by itself.

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The front view of Center Pôle (The Sheraton Hotel, the front of the Mall and the plazza with the movieplex on the right)

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The Left view of the Center Pôle (the aerial terminus station, the bus terminal station and the two twins buisness towers)

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The back view of the Center Pôle

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The right view of the Center Pôle

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Around The Center Pôle : traditionnal euro urbanism.

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Another pic from around the Center Pôle

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The Montparnasse area in Paris who is the main inspiration for The Center Pôle Side

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Thanks for your visit of the Center Pôle Side.

To be continued...

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This is going to become one of my favorites CJ.
Congratulations for the great selection and use of custom content.
Hoping to see more entries soon.

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