haussmannize

haussmannize

(ˈhaʊsmənaɪz) or

haussmannise

vb (tr)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to rebuild in a similar fashion as Haussmann rebuilt Paris
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Paris' riches were too obvious, the loss of its "historic garment" too plain; plans to Haussmannize London were uniformly regarded as ruinous, even by those who favored wide-scale redevelopment.