Floor level :
Most central is best, aiming for easy access to concert venues
1-6th preferred, both for convenience and for charm.
Possible finds on a limited number of streets in arr 7-12.
Smaller, quieter, street preferred but not isolated either (for safety)
Nearby cafés and Parisian life
Pre-Haussmann styles preferred; nothing modern
Elevator required (except for first two floors)
Concierge not required
Common areas in good condition
2 bathrooms OK but not required, separate toilet not required.
Nice views from each window preferred, some south-facing.
Entry space preferred to direct entry into living
No entry to bathroom from kitchen.
Authentic, historical features (moldings, fireplace, wainscoting, parquet)
Windows with pleasant/interesting views
some renovation OK
Nice to have: kitchen with small dining area and nice view, not over-fitted, leaving room for a piece of furniture.