The garden celebrated its offical opening above the Peripherique at the Porte des Lilas on 8 July. The Mayor, Charlotte Gainsbourg, her mother Jane Birkin, and other family members attended.
|From left: Roger Madec, mayor of Paris 19th district; Jane Birkin; Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe; Charlotte Gainsbourg. Photo: Getty Images, http://www.daylife.com/photo/08Xm1HEc332nk?q=Jane+Birkin|
Previously, fans had paid homage to Serge Gainsbourg in the form of graffiti on the outside walls of his Parisian flat.