A Wonderful Day In The Hood

by Phantazein Studio

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Belleville/ Menilmontant, Paris

This area of Paris is dubbed by the French as “Populaire,” which is a nice way of saying hood. It is an unexpected melange of disparate cultures within a condensed area and despite the insularity of each ethnic group, somehow it works.