Private paths with many different feels and settings run through the blocks. Most are open to the public during business hours. Enjoy a Sunday strolls along the verdant, flower-lined paths of the Jardin des Plantes. A former working class, industrial district, Austerlitz was home to all sorts of warehouses, factories, and plants in the 1850s. Its other name the Gare district, refers to a shipyard that Louis XV decided to build.