Grandes Carrières : the gypsum quarries of Montmartre.
The Grandes-Carrières district is the 69th administrative district in Paris. It is located at the west of the 18th arrondissement. To the south, it is bounded by Rue Caulaincourt and Boulevard de Clichy. To the north, Rue Belliard marks its borders. Rue Damrémont separates it from the Clignancourt neighbourhood to the east. Avenue de Saint-Ouen, to the west, separates it from the Épinettes neighbourhood.