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Hôtel de Caumont, Conservatoire Hôtel d'Olivary Lycée Mignet Fontaine des Quatres Dauphins Eglise Réformée de France

34 Eglise Réformée de France
35 Hôtel de Caumont
36 Hôtel d'Arbaud
37 Hôtel d'Olivary
38 Lycée Mignet
39 Fontaine des quatres dauphins

In 1646 by letters patent from the King, Michel Mazarin, Archbishop of Aix-en-Provence and brother of Giulio, the Cardinal, was authorized to enclose in the city of Aix-en-Provence "all of this new neighborhood, including the parish of Saint-John, and the gardens and meadows belonging to the Archdiocese. This was "urbain planning" on a scale that Aix had not known for centuries. The Quartier Mazarin was no low cost housing development for artisans and workers. It was "by the rich and for the rich" and for an ascending class who were thronging the tribunals? serving in the high ranks of the army or following in the trail of a prince magnifique the Count d'Alair, Governor of Provence.


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