Shabby to Chic: The Rise and Fall of Canal Saint-Martin

Published On 09/14/2016 Published On 09/14/2016
The neighborhood prominently features a 17th-century hospital built for plague victims.
Flickr/David McKelvey
"Five years ago, there was nothing at rue de la Grange aux Belles."
Flickr/when i was a bird
Flickr/Guillaume Flament
It seems like the entire neighborhood is putting on a fresh coat of paint.
Paris is running out of spaces where creative types on a budget can congregate affordably.
Donantonia Pastelaria