Urbanism

All of the city's development programs: transportation projects, train stations and airports ...

Aviaxess Hélicoptère EC310 vol panoramique | 630x405 | © OTCP - DR
Parc de Belleville | 630x405 | © OTCP - Amélie Dupont I 149-08

The city's development programs

Ongoing projects

  • Renovation phase by phase of the Trocadéro terrace (until April 2017). The terrace remains open to visitors.
     
  • Redesign of the Île Seguin by architect Jean Nouvel with 'Seine musicale', a project designed by Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines, a centre for the arts by RCR Arquitectes and a hotel by Baumschlager Eberle architects (first opening on April 22, 2017, then several stages until 2021)
     
  • Renovation of the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont and restoring of it to its original state of 1867 on the occasion of its 150th anniversary (until 2017)
  • Transformation of the district Les Halles (until 2018)
     
  • Renovation and extension of Paris Expo Porte de Versailles: 7 halls (216,000 m²) entirely redesigned and renovated, creation of a 5,200-seat convention centre and 97 meeting rooms, creation of 400 hotel rooms (2-3*), a gourmet restaurant by Guy Martin, a 2,600-m² shopping mall, gardens, plant roof and tennis courts. Associated architects: Jean Nouvel, Christian de Portzamparc and Dominique Perrault (until 2025)

Upcoming projects

  • Inauguration of the Rives de Seine park along the right bank (March 2017)
     
  • Creation of the Peuple de l’Herbe Park within the Seine City Park urban project: a 113-hectare theme park to the west of Paris on the subject of fauna and flora conservation, with guinguette (open-air cafe) and observatory on the Seine (spring 2017)
     
  • Creation of a park where the former Gare d'Auteuil used to be (2017)
  • Creation of a 1,000-m² garden betweeen Rue Bréguet and Villa Marcès in the 11th arrondissement (2017)
     
  • Creation of a 5,600-m² walk way linking Saint-Ambroise church and Boulevard Richard-Lenoir in the 11th arrondissement (2017)
     
  • Inauguration of a glass wall around the Eiffel Tower (late 2017)
     
  • Extension of the Parc Clichy-Batignolles – Martin-Luther-King to 10 ha (2018)
     
  • Inauguration of 6 fountains at Rond-point des Champs-Élysées with a new design by Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec (late 2018)
     
  • Inauguration at La Défense of the two 323-m high Hermitage towers, with function room, auditorium, contemporary art gallery, shops, hotel 4* with 210 rooms, conference centre and restaurants (2018-2019)
  • Creation of a congress centre at Roissy, the International World Trade Center, with 1,800 hotel rooms in 7 hotels (3-5*) and residences, 23,000 m² of office space, a 35,000-m² congress centre including a 3,000-seater auditorium, 120 meeting rooms, a 10,000-m² showroom and three exhibition halls totaling 48,690 m², restaurants and services (January 2019)
     
  • Creation of a 3-hectare hanging garden by Jean Nouvel at La Défense on the Rose de Cherbourg Viaduc, and building the Hekla 220-metre tower (2019)
     
  • Construction at Porte de Versailles of the 180-m high Triangle tower with panoramic lift and viewpoint, gourmet restaurant, 4* hotel with 120 rooms, garden, conference center and cultural space ; a project by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron (2019)
     
  • Redesign of Place de la Nation with new lanes, bicycle lanes and pedestrian areas (2019)
     
  • In the 13th arrondissement, construction by Jean Nouvel of Duo, an ensemble of two towers (180 and 122 metres) with auditorium, 1,832 m² of shops, hotel 4* with 120 bedrooms and panoramic restaurant with terrace (2020)
     
  • Creation in Tremblay en France, close to Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle airport, of the Aérolians project, a 200-hectare complex for trade between Europe, China and South-East Asia, specializing in renewable energy, with two hotels 4* and 800 bedrooms, wine museum and congress centre (2020)
     
  • Project for a full renovation of the tower and commercial center at Montparnasse (until 2020)
     
  • Inauguration at La Défense of the Sisters towers, project of 200- and 100-meter high towers by French architect Christian de Portzamparc, with a 80-meter high walkway with garden, spa, screening room and restaurant. One of the towers will be a 4-star 300-room hotel (2021)
     
  • Redevelopment of the Grand Palais, Galeries nationales and the Palais de la découverte sites (until 2022)
     
  • Redesign of Porte Maillot: public transport, urbanism, circulation (2023)
     
  • Renovation of the open-air museum in La Défense (2023)
     
  • Renovation and extension of Hall 3 at Le Bourget (2023)
     
  • Modernization work on the Stade de France and construction of a nearby congress centre with 1,500 places and 500 bedrooms (date to be defined)
     
  • Redesign of Place de la Bastille into a large walking area (date to be defined)
     
  • Creation of a 2,000-m² garden at 82 Avenue Denfert-Rochereau in the 14th arrondissement (date to be defined)
     
  • Creation of a leisure area in Médan to the West of Paris along the Seine river and on the Platais island: renovation of a 1935 Art Deco building, creation of a 50-room 4* hotel, a spa, a gourmet restaurant, a guinguette and a Dreyfus museum in the former house of Émile Zola (date to be defined)

 

Pont ferroviaire d'Austerlitz, Paris © OTCP - Jacques Lebar
Terminal 2E, aéroport Paris-CDG | 630x405 | © ADP - Emile Luider - La Company

The city's transportation projects, train stations and airports

  • Temporary closure for renovation of Château-Rouge Metro station on line 4 (until July 31, 2017)
     
  • Renovation of the Gare du Nord with opening of a brasserie and creation of a business centre (until 2018)
  • Renovation of Paris – Orly airport with the combining of the south and west terminals into a single large terminal adapted to large carriers like the A380 (until 2018)
     
  • Renovation of Montparnasse train station, creation of waiting rooms and new shopping areas (until 2020)
     
  • Renovation of the Austerlitz train station by Jean Nouvel with creation of a glass roof, hotels and 20,000 m² of shopping area all connected with a forecourt and a monument stair case (until 2021)
     
  • Closure of the RER A line between La Défense and Nation for renovation work (July 29 - August 27, 2017)
     
  • Creation of a double bicycle lane on Rivoli street, between Bastille and Concorde (fall 2017)
     
  • Creation of a bicycle lane on Champs-Élysées avenue (end of 2017)
     
  • Extension of the tramway to the north of Paris, from Porte de la Chapelle to Porte d’Asnières, i.e. 4.3 km and 8 stations (fall 2018) and as far as Porte Dauphine (2020)
     
  • Inauguration of an electric tram-bus line along the Seine river on the upper right bank (September 2018)
     
  • Launch of Téléval, urban aerial tramconnecting Créteil, Limeil-Brévannes, Valenton and Villeneuve Saint-Georges in the east of Paris (2018)
  • Automation work and extension of metro line 4 to the south of Paris towards Bagneux (2019)
  • Extension of metro line 12 over 2 stations to the north of Paris as far as d’Aubervilliers town hall (late 2019)
  • Extension of metro line 14to the au north from Saint-Lazare to Mairie de Saint-Ouen, through Porte de Clichy (late-2019) and to the south as far as Paris – Orly airport (2024)
  • Opening of a 4th terminal at Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle airport (2020)
  • Opening of a high-speed train line between the Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle airport and Amiens via Chantilly (2020)
  • 6-km extension of metro line 11to the east of Paris, and creation of 6 new stations from Montreuil to Rosny-Bois-Perrier (2020)
  • Extension of "Eole", line E of the RER, over 55 km West of Paris from Saint-Lazare to Porte Maillot, La Défense, Nanterre (2020) and beyond as far as Mantes-la-Jolie (2022)
  • Opening of a 20-minute direct train line between Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle airport and Gare de l’Est in Paris,CDG Express (2023)
  • Opening of a high-speed train line Paris - Toulouse in 3:10 hours (2024)
  • Creation of a TGV train station at Paris – Orly airport (2025)
  • Extension to the east of Paris of Métro line 1, to Montreuil and as far as Val de Fontenay (2030)
  • Extension to the south of Paris of Métro line 10as far as Ivry sur Seine (2030)
  • Development of anexpress metro network around Paris, with 200 km of lines and 72 stations (2022-2030)