Running north to south through the heart of Neuilly, a town that touches Paris's western edges, is the Boulevard du Château. Although difficult to track down today, the chateau this road refers to once occupied 170 hectares of land and dominated the river beneath. After wandering aimlessly around the somewhat sterilised streets of the town, I eventually find the remains of the building, not on the Boulevard or Rue du Château, but on the corner of the Boulevard de la Saussaye and the Boulevard d'Argenson.
The Strange Journey of Philippe Starck's Giant Plastic Baby
In 1986, Philippe Starck designed a 600kg golden painted baby for a new toy store. That baby now sits in a used car lot in Noisy-le-Sec. This is the story of how it got there.
A Paris Revolution
A specially designed trail around Paris – and a new book detailing the route - aims to get more people out into the suburbs. Here I talk to its creators about the walk and about the importance of discovering a city's suburbs.
What happened to the Pathé Victor Hugo? Bringing an art deco masterpiece in from the cold...
The Kremlin Bicêtre Hospital
A hospital where they beheaded sheep with the guillotine and a town named after a tavern...Le Kremlin Bicêtre is full of surprises.