The quarter of Porte Maillot is located on the west side of Paris directly in line with the Champs-Elysee and the business district of La Defense.
You can find in this area head offices of large companies and also the Palais des Congres de Paris where are organized shows, events and congresses. On the north side of the quarter, the Espace Champerret is also a place for smaller events.
It is a very important business district but it is also a residential area where you can easily fin cafes, restaurants and shops.
The avenue de la Grande Armée which links Place de l'Etoile to Porte Maillot presents large boutiques and famous brands while blocks of luxury flats are on the avenue Foch, the other large avenue which links Place de l'Etoile to Porte Dauphine.
On the west side of the Avenue Foch is the University Paris Dauphine, and further, the Bois de Boulogne which north east part stops at Porte Maillot.