Jean-René Morice

Lieux d’urbanité, lieux de touristicité. Peer review

Du grand magasin au « grand » site touristique ou le paradigme des Galeries Lafayette Haussmann (Paris).

Vincent Coëffé et Jean-René Morice | 17.10.2019

Tourism, an urban phenomenon, invests a great diversity of places whose function is not a priori dedicated to this phenomenon. These include department stores, which are regularly absent from official statistics associated with "tourist sites". This article proposes to point out this "oversight" while showing the touristification of certain department stores, whose paradigm would be Les Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. Although the place is absent from the institutional rankings related to tourist flows in the sense that it is first [...]