The lime green hoarding isn’t intended to blend into the background.  The réaménagement of Les Halles isn’t a project you can overlook, so the hoardings make sure you have something good to look at while work goes on behind them.  These perforated steel panels, at the edge of Place des Innocents, add drama to the shadows of trees and lampposts.

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Réaménagement is a useful French word, used to cover anything from modest reorganisation to major redevelopment.  The Les Halles project is definitely at the larger end of the scale.

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Les Halles