The Rue Saint-Lazare is a street in the 8th and 9th arrondissements of Paris, France. It starts at 9 Rue Bourdaloue and 1 Rue Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, and ends at Place Gabriel-Péri and Rue de Rome.

Remarkable buildings and places of memory

No. 3: aircraft manufacturer Armand Deperdussin committed suicide there in 1924.

Nos. 9 bis and 11: formerly there were brothels there.

Nos 18: at this level was the Théâtre d’Application, or La Bodinière (1888-1909).

No 23: Georges Ancey (1860-1917), playwright, lived and died there.

Nos 27-29 (and 32-34, rue de Châteaudun): “Two remarkable buildings, decorated in the style of 16th century French architecture, around 1840. Probably one of the most important groups of this style. The rear facades are visible from the rue de Châteaudun, the extension of which in 1862 seems to have deprived these buildings of their garden”. The artist Paul Gavarni lives at no. 27 rue in 1829.

No. 29 housed a brothel reserved for German soldiers during the Occupation.

Nos 36-38, at the intersection with rue Taitbout: post built by the architect Paul Bessine around 1935.

No 52: start of rue Catherine-de-La-Rochefoucauld, named after the former abbess of Montmartre, which gives access to the Gustave-Moreau museum, near rue Saint-Lazare.

No 58: Hôtel Delaroche, built in 1829 in the Tuscan style for the painter Paul Delaroche who lived there for ten years. The polychromy of the recent restoration is supposed to reproduce the original polychromy.

No. 60: Parisian home of the Duke of Bassano where he and his wife died.

No 66: Émile Zola buys an apartment. Doctor David Gruby (1810-1898), micologist, who treated many personalities, lived there for several decades.

Intersection of rue Saint-Lazare, now place d’Estienne-d’Orves, and 2-4, rue de la Chaussée-d’Antin: location of the Mont-Blanc barracks, also called “Clichy barracks”, “Lazare barracks” or “Saint-Lazare barracks”, one of the barracks of the French Guards.

No. 68: on November 10, 1897, businessman, founder, concessionaire and operator of various entertainment venues and performance halls Charles Zidler (1831-1897) died at his home located at this address. He was notably, with Joseph Oller, co-founder of the Moulin-Rouge.

No 78: gate of the old Tivoli garden.

No. 79: home of the painter François Léon Benouville, who died here in February 1859. An apartment in this building subsequently belonged to the Gallimard family. Gaston Gallimard was born there in 1881.

No 82: headquarters of Flammarion editions since July 2022; they were built in 1908.

No. 87: avenue du Coq, location of the former castle of the Porcheron family (13th century), which gave its name to the district. Subsequently, it became the property of the Le Cocq family and gave its name to the dead end which was cleared in its place.

No. 88: hotel built for the PLM railway company in 1869 on the site of the Ponts et Chaussées office, built in 1788 by the architect François-Nicolas Trou dit Henry. The entrance was to the Tivoli Gardens. From 1938 to 1999 it housed the headquarters of the SNCF.

No 94: Embassy of Guinea-Bissau in France.

No. 96: arcades providing access to Budapest Street.

No. 100: here was the Napoleonic World Committee, as well as the World Association of Corsicans and Friends of Corsica.

No 101: Les Cinq Caumartin cinema.

No. 108: Concorde Opéra Paris hotel, former Grand Hôtel Terminus at Saint-Lazare station, designed by the architect Juste Lisch to welcome visitors to the 1889 Universal Exhibition.

Nos 113-115: Mollard Brewery. The interior decor, dating from 1894, is due to the architect Édouard Niermans. The ceramic paintings are by Mr. Simas. Nadar had lived there in a house.

No. 119: a fast food establishment with the McDonald’s brand has replaced a Bavarian tavern with the King of Beer brand, reported in 1910, whose original facade has been preserved.

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20 arrondissements of Paris

Architecture of Paris

Museums of Paris

Entertainment in Paris

Bridges in Paris

Parks in Paris

Streets and squares in Paris

Shopping in Paris

Transport in Paris

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