Thursday, 19 June 2014

Discrétion

This building (which incidentally is rather nice don't you think?) located on Pershing street in Picardie neighbourhood has always intrigued VDP. There are lots of CCTV cameras everywhere and no identification signs... VDP asked around and one of her faithful versaillais readers came up with this: it's very hush-hush, possibly something to do with NATO... Whatever the case may be, VDP has always liked the rider on the gate!

Ce bâtiment (au demeurant assez beau vous ne trouvez pas ?) situé rue Pershing à Picardie, a toujours intrigué VDP. Il y a plein de caméras de vidéosurveillance partout et pas d'indications sur ce qu'il abrite... VDP s'est un peu renseignée et l'un de ses fidèles lecteurs versaillais lui a indiqué qu'il s'agirait d'un discret centre ayant un rapport avec l'OTAN... Merci Dominique ! Quoi qu'il en soit, VDP a toujours adoré le cavalier de la grille !

22 comments:

Sunnybrook Farm said...

They were probably taking your photo and know where you live by now. Big brother is watching.

Revrunner said...

Oh, yeah! There's a building near me bristling with cameras and that has every window covered with shades around the clock. Better not to ask questions. ;-)

William Kendall said...

It's a beautiful building, whatever it is.

The espionage writer in me is saying DGSE safehouse.

Lowell said...

Good grief! Half of it is older than Methuselah and the other half is CIA modern. You betcha there's lots of dark deeds going on in there...and I'll bet the USA is in the thick of it. :)

The rider in the gate is just plain weird!

Have a great day on Thursday!

Sylvia K said...

I agree with Lowell, weird to be sure!!! I hope no one shows up on your door with weird questions!! Great shots though, as always!!

RedPat said...

I think Lowell may be right! You are lucky that you weren't arrested!

Sharon Anck said...

The gate and the building are both gorgeous. I love a good mystery. I'd like to think that mysterious top secret things go on inside.

Randy said...

It really is a beautiful building.

Dina said...

No guard at the gate, only the horse and rider?
I love a good mystery (house).

Karl Demetz said...

A beautiful building, looks like a castle.
I like the rider on the gate!

Halcyon said...

If you find out more, be sure to let us know. It is a nice-looking place and that rider is cool! I've never seen anything like it. :)

Bergson said...

si tu donnes les bases de l'OTAN ....

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

Lovely building, thankfully, they are taking good care of the place. That's a great gate.

llandudnopictures said...

Looks like something out of a fairytale!

Lowell said...

Re your comment on Ocala: I love the phrase, "very Versailles." Maybe you could write a song with that title?

One verse could go like this:

The homes are all so beautiful
The trees reach to the sky,
I get lost in all the loveliness,
It's so very Versailles.

OK? You do the rest and the music.

Tanya Breese said...

hmmmmm wonder what the deal is?!! i love that rider!

VP said...

Echelon! NSA!

Small City Scenes said...

I love the rider in the gate and the building is gorgeous. Or neat or whatever but I really like the gate. MB

Stuart said...

It makes me think of Bletchley Park (and the enigma machines).

LOLfromPasa said...

Most intriguing! I do think this is a rather handsome building and really do love that gate!

EG CameraGirl said...

Well, now you've got me wondering! Hmmm.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Sometimes its best not to know the details Ciel, just to enjoy the details :)