The story behind Rue de Marly


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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Common Domain

Louis XIV’s elaborate Château de Marly in Marly-le-Roi, France, as painted by Pierre-Denis Martin in 1724.

Rue de Marly is rare proof that someone at City Hall had a wry sense of humour when choosing the name for this street back in 1980.