au rue Balzac

au rue Balzac

why? Rue is feminine. Or why not just à .  Or is this another one of those times when french just works that way and there's no logical reason?

Asked 6 months ago
PaulC1Correct answer

I think it’s because the address is actually “au 56, rue Balzac” (meaning at the number 56, Balzac Street) and numbers are masculine in French. LE numéro 56.

Ah. That makes sense. Just like dates. 

au rue Balzac

why? Rue is feminine. Or why not just à .  Or is this another one of those times when french just works that way and there's no logical reason?

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