1685: Louis XIV decided on the plan of Place Vendome to make it Paris’s fourth square and put Jules Hardouin-Mansart in charge of the project.
22: Number of years it took to build Place Vendome between 1698 and 1720.
20 000 m²: Area of Place Vendome.
1801: Creation of rue de Castiglione.
155m: Length of rue de Castiglione.
1806: Opening of rue de la Paix.
230m: Length of rue de la Paix.
1810: The Vendome column (with bronze from 250 Russian and Austrian cannons) is erected by Napoléon.
44.3m: Height of the Vendome column.
3.6m: Diameter of the Vendome column.
12: The number of Frédéric Chopin’s last address in place Vendome.
1897: Opening of the Ritz Hotel.
26: The number of the Countess de Castiglione’s residence, called “La Castiglione”, place Vendome.
22.5m: Width of rue de la Paix and Rue de Castiglione.
1936: Foundation of the association “Place Vendome, ses atours and ses alentours” dedicated to promoting and spreading the fame of the Vendome quarter.
54: The number of lampposts lighting place Vendome.
14 April 1971: “Place Vendome, ses atours and ses alentours” becomes the Vendome Committee.
1992: Road works to reorient traffic in place Vendome.
96: The number of Rue Saint Honoré where Molière was born.
6: The number of Henri Salvador’s last residence in place Vendome.
21: The number of the first boutique opened by Mademoiselle Chanel in Rue Cambon.
1930: Elsa Schiaparelli, creator of Shocking Pink, moves into rue de la Paix.
1942: Madame Grès, creator of the famous Grès pleat, and her Maison move into rue de la Paix ;
1: The number of the address of Maison Grès from 1942 to 1988 in rue de la Paix.
2,450: The number of luminous snowflakes installed in place Vendome as part of the Enchanted Forest for the Christmas festivities.
110: The number of members of the Vendome Committee in 2013.
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Friday 22th November
For Christmas, the Place Vendôme unveals its sparkling christmas trees
BOUTIQUE Place Vendôme | Place Vendôme
Friday 01st March
Vendôme Luxury presentation
Tuesday 26th February
Paris Ready-to-Wear Fashion Week
Thursday 13th December