Located in the 19th arrondissement, the Flandres district enjoys an arty atmosphere thanks to its proximity to the Ourcq canal.

Famous for its renovated post-industrial buildings, the Flandres district is known for its sculptural architecture, such as the Flandre Organs. Designed by architect Martin Van Trek, they are over 120 metres high and impress with their mirror symmetry. The district is a veritable canvas for artists who express themselves on the facades of buildings, street furniture and bridges, offering ephemeral and sometimes monumental works of art in the streets.
Housed in the city’s former funeral parlour, the Centquatre, a space for cultural cooperation, hosts the annual Circulation festival, dedicated to young European photography. The district is also home to numerous food shops, organic grocery shops, summer terraces and local wine shops, creating a friendly, warm and pleasant environment for the residents to enjoy.

Resolutely modern and urban, the Flandres district seduces by its vitality and its ambient multi-culturalism.



Along the canal de l'Ourcq, the Bassin de la Villette district is appreciated by its residents for its trendy cafés, its cultural venues and its bold architecture.

Life in the district flows peacefully. There are markets, food shops, organic grocery shops and small independent wine shops, a real paradise for epicureans. Numerous cultural and convivial places have taken up residence here, such as the Pavillon des Canaux, a committed third place with an eclectic programme and a festive atmosphere.

The district is also known for its dizzying architecture, which is partly due to the german architect Martin Schulz Van Treeck, with the Sonata, Fugue, Cantata and Prelude towers. Another major work by this construction virtuoso is les Orgues de Flandres, which are designed with inward and outward steps to create perfect geometry and symmetry. Photographers with a passion for architecture will be well served here!

A lively and attractive district, with the Ourcq Canal and its marina inviting you to relax.


Cité Rouge | Belleville

Located on either side of rue de Belleville, the Cité Rouge – Belleville district, on the 19th century, has some lovely architectural surprises and a lively living environment.

Lined with modern buildings, small houses on the hillside adorned with Virginia creeper and old rehabilitated workshops, the district offers a mixed urban landscape with a varied architectural style.

Annexed to the city of Paris in the 1860s, the Belleville district is known for having welcomed a working-class population that marked its urban fabric. The Cité Rouge, built in 1929, fully invests the Art Deco style with its buildings with canted sides, their bow windows and their facades punctuated by bricks in different shades of red.

At the end of the Villa Marcel Lods impasse are the former Odoul warehouses, designed by the architects and urban planners Marcel Lods and Eugène Beaudoin.

A modern masterpiece designed by the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, the headquarters of the French Communist Party has been listed as a historical monument since 2007. It features retro futuristic architecture with undulating and fully glazed facades.

Artistic life is very active in the Cité-Rouge-Belleville district, and its atypical side contributes to its charm.


At the crossroads of the 10th, 18th and 19th arrondissements, the
Jaurès-Secretan district is undergoing a major transformation. Close to the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, the Canal Saint Martin and the Bassin de la Villette, it has recently benefited from the redevelopment of the Secretan district to continue to attract more and more buyers looking for a living environment that offers leisure and nature.

If all Parisians know the Rotonde de Stalingrad, the immense terrace of the 25° Est and the games of petanque at the edge of the canal, the district reserves very beautiful surprises to those which venture a little further. Inaugurated in 1808 by Napoleon, the Bassin de la Villette, the largest artificial body of water in Paris, was intended to provide a supply of drinking water to Paris. Since then, it has naturally become a place for strolling and leisure. Every summer, it becomes a seaside resort or a giant swimming pool thanks to Paris Plage.