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Paris Is Selling Pieces of Its Cobblestone Streets

  • City sells historic building material dug up from streets
  • Entrepreneur, contracters buying stones for piece of Paris
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Photographer: Jacques Demarthon/AFP via Getty Images

Want to take home a piece of Paris? French entrepreneur Margaux Sainte-Lague has something for you. 

Earlier this year, when Paris began selling thousands of tons of cobblestones that once paved the city’s streets and alleys, Sainte-Lague bought five tons. She is now reselling them to tourists and collectors keen to own a well-trodden piece of the French capital’s history.