Passeig de Gracia, 35. Barcelona
(4 on 5)
How to go to:
7, 16, 17, 22, 24, 28
Metro: L2, L3, L4 (Passeig de Gràcia)
This is a private owned building and visits are only allowed under
Ruta del Modernisme
History and description:
Project of the architect Lluís
Domènech i Montaner, made in 1902.
Award of Barcelona Municipality of 1906.
This is one of most magnificent houses of one of most important avenues
of Barcelona, the Passeig de Gracia inside of the area named El Quadrat dOr (Gold
The façade, unfortunately truncated, had some extraordinary
sculptures by Eusebi
Arnau. That sculptures were one of the capital elements of the building.
Some of the basic collaborators
of Domènech i Montaner (following Permanyer) in that building
were the mentioned sculptor Eusebi Arnau, Antoni Serra i Fiter for the ceramics,
and Mario Maragliano for the mosaics
and Gaspar Homar for decoration