Rue Victor Massé is a lively street in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, in the heart of the Pigalle district, known for its nightlife and bohemian atmosphere. It stretches for about 500 metres, between Place Saint-Georges and Rue des Martyrs. It starts at 55, rue des Martyrs and ends at 54, rue Jean-Baptiste-Pigalle.
Rue Victor Massé is home to a wide variety of shops, including cafés, restaurants, fashion boutiques and musical instrument and vinyl record shops. It is a popular place for music lovers, with several concert halls such as the Bus Palladium and the Divan du Monde, which have hosted famous artists such as Jimi Hendrix and David Bowie.
The Rue Victor Massé area is also known for its picturesque architecture. The stone buildings and colourful facades give this typical Parisian street a special charm. The many artists and writers who have lived in the area have contributed to its creative and bohemian atmosphere.
Rue Victor Massé is easily accessible by metro, with Pigalle and Saint-Georges stations nearby. It is also just a short walk from the famous Rue des Martyrs, a lively shopping street with many local businesses.
All in all, rue Victor Massé is a lively and picturesque street that perfectly represents the bohemian atmosphere of the 9th arrondissement of Paris. Whether it's for an evening out with friends or a daytime stroll, this street offers many attractions for all tastes.
Remarkable buildings and places of memory:
-N° 9: neo-renaissance building built by Victor Courtillier for the painter Paul Delaroche.
-N° 12: location of the cabaret Le Chat noir, previously located at 84, boulevard Rochechouart, in this former residence of the painter Alfred Stevens built by the architect Maurice Isabey.
-N° 13 : Hotel Migny Opéra-Montmartre***.
-N° 15 : Adolphe Tavernier lived there.
-N° 16: The violinist, conductor and composer Jules Garcin died there on 10 October 1896.
-N° 19: Mary Cassatt rented a studio there in the 1870s.
-N° 23-25-27: Buildings constructed by d'Avrange and Durupt in 1847-1850 in the Louis-Philippe style of neo-renaissance inspiration.
-N° 25: Berthe Weill opened her painting gallery here in 1901 and exhibited major 20th century artists here at the beginning.
-N° 29: home of Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), from 1880 to 1886, with his parents and his brother Édouard.
-N° 35: location of the shop of the colour merchant H. Vieille, supplier of canvases and stretchers for painters, an establishment taken over by Troisgros.
-N° 36: former location of the Tabarin ball.