La Chapelle (Paris Métro)

The images and aerial photographs within this page illustrate data about La Chapelle (Paris Métro). La Chapelle is a station on Paris Métro Line 2, on the border of the 10th and 18th arrondissements above the Boulevard de la Chapelle. The station is connected to the Gare du Nord and the Gare du Nord metro station on lines 4 and 5.

The elevated line 2 station was opened on 31 January 1903 as part of the extension of line 2 from Anvers to Bagnolet (now called Alexandre Dumas). It is named after the Place de la Chapelle, which was named after the Barrière de la Chapelle, a gate built for the collection of taxation as part of the Wall of the Farmers-General; the gate was built between 1784 and 1788 and demolished after 1859. The gate was named after a village that was annexed by Paris in 1860 and was named after a chapel to Saint Genevieve built in the 6th century.

There is a connection to Gare du Nord through a tunnel between the metro station and the RER station.

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Boulevard de la Chapelle (0.04 km)

The boulevard de la Chapelle marks the border between the 10e arrondissement and the 18e arrondissement of Paris. It corresponds in part to the mur des Fermiers généraux, which, until 1860, marked the border between the communes of Paris and La Chapelle. The street is served by the Paris Metro station La Chapelle. At number 37 is the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord.

Supinfo (0.37 km)

The "École Supérieure d'Informatique" (ESI), also called SUPINFO is a private institution of higher education in general Computer Science that was created in 1965 and has been recognized by the French state since 10 January 1972. Over a five-year period SUPINFO trains ICT professionals who can work in IT companies upon completion of their courses. They are then issued a diploma which is registered by the French State as a level I national professional certificate. History ESI was founded in 1965 by Léo Rozentalis. The school was bought by an Alumnus, Alick Mouriesse, in 1998.

Saint-Bernard de la Chapelle Church (0.43 km)

The Church of Saint-Bernard de la Chapelle or simply Saint-Bernard-de-la-Chapelle, is a neo-gothic Roman Catholic church in the Goutte d'Or neighborhood of the 18th arrondissement of Paris, located at the intersection of the Rue Saint-Bruno and the Rue Affre. Until 1860, the Goutte d'Or formed part of the commune of La Chapelle, and was thus served by the historic village Church of Saint-Denys de la Chapelle, where Joan of Arc paused when entering Paris in 1429.

Louis Blanc (Paris Métro) (0.49 km)

Louis Blanc is a station on line 7 and 7bis of the Paris Métro. The station was opened on 23 November 1910, 18 days after the opening of the first section of the line between Opéra and Porte de la Villette on 5 November 1910. On 18 January 1911 a new branch was opened from Louis Blanc to Pré Saint-Gervais. On 3 December 1967 the branch to Pré Saint-Gervais was separated as 7bis, terminating at this station. The station is named after the Rue Louis Blanc, which honours Louis Blanc (1811–1882), who published political works, which led to the foundation of the French Socialist Party.

Magenta (Paris RER) (0.52 km)

Magenta is a station of the Île-de-France réseau express régional, located in the tenth arrondissement of Paris. Built on the site of the Gare du Nord, the original name of Magenta station was Nord-Est with the possibility of a connection to both the Gare du Nord and the Gare de l'Est. Station design Magenta features a broad, open design with high and airy ceilings, creating a different atmosphere than the Paris Métro, whose station designs can become rather claustrophobic. The materials also differ from regular subway stations, with wood and metal contrasting each other.

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