Domènech i Montaner – Lleo Morera House
Location: Passeig de Gracia, 35. Barcelona
Qualification: xxxxx (4 on 5)
Present Condition: Good
How to go to: Buses: 7, 16, 17, 22, 24, 28
Metro: L2, L3, L4 (Passeig de Gràcia)
Visits: This is a private owned building and visits are only allowed under special conditions.
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 d’Or (Gold square).
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, Lluís Brú and Mario Maragliano for the mosaics and Gaspar Homar for decoration and furniture.
Other Works of Domènech i Montaner:
In Barcelona: Fuster House Lamadrid House Lleó Morera House Thomas House Museum of Zoology Editorial Montaner i Simón Hospital of Sant Pau
Música Catalana Palace Ramon Montaner Palace
In Canet de Mar: Ateneu Obrer Castle of Santa Florentina Roure House (Ca la Bianga) Restaurant la Misericordia
In Olot: Solà-Morales House
In Reus: Gasull House Navàs House Rull House Pere Mata Institute
Out of Catalonia: Cemetery (Comillas) Tres caños” fountain (Comillas) Universidad Pontifícia (Comillas)