Carrer de Casp, 48 Barcelona.
(3 on 5)
condition: Façades: Both street and back Good
/ Interiors: Hall, stairs and
mezzanine areas Good,
other parts adapted to present
How to go to: Buses:
45 and 47
Metro: L1, L4 (Urquinaona)
Visits: Because the building is private owned, the visit of
interior is not possible.
RUTA GAUDÍ (Institut Municipal
del paisatge urbà) Tel. (34) 93 488 01 39
In the ground floor it is an excellent restaurant with a gaudinist
Ruta del Modernisme
Project of the architect Antoni
Cornet of 1898 and built between 1898 and 1900.
Awarded in 1900 by the Municipality of Barcelona.
This is the first Gaudí neighbours building, made under commission of Calvet family
The façade made in stone and iron, was developed with the collaboration of
Lluís Badía (forged iron) and the carpenter Casas i Bardé (following
The façade is topped with a double pediment -with two fantastic axle
trees made in forged iron- crowned by forged iron crosses.
Each side and the centre part of façade are adorned with the heads of
Saint Peter (the owner father patron) Saint Genis notary and Saint Genis
comedian (patrons of Eduard Calvet birthplace Vilassar de Mar).
Back façade (non visible from the street) is very interesting and appreciated
The lift, with its decoration in wood, iron and crystal, is also an artwork.
The furniture of ground and first floor was designed by Gaudí and is partially visible in Gaudí Museum into the
This is perhaps the most conventional Gaudí building.