Cities and Urbanization

Paris wants to build a forest 5 times larger than Central Park

An aerial view shows the Eiffel Tower (C), the Seine River and the Paris skyline on July 14, 2013.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau  (FRANCE - Tags: CITYSCAPE TRAVEL SOCIETY)

A 5.2 square mile forest will be created just outside of Paris Image: REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Leanna Garfield
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The forest's location, 18 miles northwest of Paris. Image: SMAPP
The site of the forest is currently an arid wasteland. Image: SMAPP
An artist's rendering of what the forest will look like. Image: SMAPP
The forest would include hiking trails and conservation areas. Image: SMAPP
A new forest would create a habitat for wildlife. Image: SMAPP
This car-less promenade along the Seine River was installed in 2016. Image: Franklin Azzi Architecture
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