PARIS APARTMENT FOUND UNTOUCHED FOR OVER 70 YEARS
While some may take vacations and leave their apartments unattended for weeks or months, one apartment in Paris has been isolated for about 70 years. Owned by the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, the beautifully preserved space has been paid for monthly for decades but has not been returned and is not only empty but completely untouched. left as is.
It was during World War II that the owner initially fled her opulent abode in an effort to escape the Nazi raid. Never to return to her home, which is now deemed a Parisian “Time Capsule” apartment, the luxurious woman's heirs decided to make an inventory of her apartment when they discovered its preserved interior and the many treasures inside.
One such gem included a painting by renowned 19th-century Italian painter Giovanni Boldini. The painting depicts a woman believed to be 24-year-old Marte de Florian.
Time Capsule House also revealed their romance with the artist through a pile of love letters exchanged between the two. The apartment, which has proven to be as rich as its secrets, is currently closed to the public, but some have suggested that may change.