So it's confirmed. What we suspected. Hoped. Watched for. Hailed from afar.
This morning when Patricia left the flat she saw a guy in a yellow vest and a hard hat directing affairs. When she returned he was still there. So she asked him what stage the project is at. And he said that in the far corner they're about to begin construction of the new school of cinema, and everywhere else they're working on the gardens (les espaces verts).
Here's two photos, one from about a week ago and one from today.