At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. As such, spoilers will be present within the article.
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The Boulevard Haussmann Les Grand Magasins De Paris (Haussmann Boulevard Paris Department Stores) is a street in Paris, famous for its shops and boutiques. The Street is a prime locale for the French wizarding community.
In 1927, Gellert Grindelwald walked along this street and covered the buildings in giant ominous sheets of black cloth.
Behind the scenes
- The LA Times article also mentioned that Baron Haussmann was “an architect who renovated Paris in the 19th century” and was one of Craig’s inspirations for the set design.
- Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (First appearance)