Montmartre’s Forgotten Cabaret: Chez Patachou

Montmartre is dotted with remnants of its bohemian heyday. From artists’ studios to legendary guinguettes, cafes to cabarets; Montmartre’s history has contributed much to the charm of Paris at large. Of the many cabarets that once comprised the village’s storied nightlife, Chez Patachou is one of its lesser known. Today, only a plaque at 13 […]

Bateau-Lavoir: An Artist’s Residence in Montmartre

Situated on Place Emile Goudeau, on the edge of Place de Tetre, Bateau-Lavoir was once home to many of Montmartre’s illustrious artists. A residence and meeting place for some of the era’s most prominent creatives, it was also the birthplace of Cubism. A former “guinguette“, the building was converted into house in 1860 and later […]