Apr 17, 2019
For more reading about Paris's sewers, consider David Pike's Subterranean Cities: The World beneath Paris and London, 1800–1945. (Cornell UP, 2005) and Nicholas Papayanis's Planning Paris before Haussmann. (Johns Hopkins UP, 2004).
And, finally, here's a picture of our (revolutionary?) souvenir from a visit to the Paris sewers! A vestige of the old sewer in the new sewer, of which Paris remains a bit proud.