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That house is an artwork
of the architect Josep Pujol i Brull, built in 1906. It is a typical village
rich house with an exuberant Art Nouveau
decoration on the fašade, specially around door and windows. The walls
are decorated with a beautiful design based on flowers.
Nevertheless some aspects of decoration are subject of discussion
between experts, because the balconies in stone of first floor, are not
adequately combined with the rest of fašade - following that opinions -
The house is very well maintained in and outside. In the interior, the
furniture and other elements are the originals.
It is only possible to visit the exterior.
Built in a corner in
the year 1908 following a project of the architect Eduard Mercader i
That house is a building surrounded by a garden, with a tower emerging
from the body of building and containing the staircase on the fašade of
Sant Isidre street.
Some interesting elements of that fašade are the door, the terrace and
the windows with a neo Romanesque design.
On Francesc GumÓ street the most interesting architectural element is
the balustrade decorated with vegetal following a gothic inspiration.
It is only possible to visit the exterior.
House Built in 1881 by unknown
architect. The construction date is visible on the gate.
Typical Modernista (Art Nouveau) house with two
fašades in a corner and a very rich decoration around openings and
balconies balustrades in forged iron.
That rich decoration, had been unfortunately affected by the sale, some
years ago, of magnificent window glasses on main tribune on corner.
The unity of decoration and fašade coronation link harmoniously the three
House Built in 1911 by unknown
Three fašades building, on Sant Bartomeu and Sant Gaudenci street and on
the rear garden.
Main fašade has three openings by each of three floors with a balcony on
center of first floor with an iron forged balustrade.
Each window on each side of balcony has a stone balustrade decorated with
floral elements, the same that the central window of second floor. The
house is crowned by a cornice giving an unitary aspect to three fašades.
The fašade on garden is enlivened by a gallery of semicircular arches on
House projected by the
architect GaietÓ Buigues i MonravÓ in 1900 in a
French gothic language, a
variant of Catalan Art Nouveau.
Big family house with a differential feature out of standards in Sitges:
the beautiful tower emerging above the other buildings into the old
Each fašade has a different shape, the roof with embattlements over the
garden, the triangular frontispiece, the tribune on the street side
and the balcony in the angle between both fašades.
Some interesting decorative elements frequently used in French gothic are
the gargoyles, the ogee arches and quatrefoils adorned balustrades.
The ceramic and forged iron are used in various parts of building,
The house is a present an Hotel and it is possible to visit the interior.
House Built in 1911 and
extended in 1928 by Josep Maria Martino.
The most interesting elements are the balcony with balustrade in cast
forged iron and the top is adorned with a balustrade with a typical Art
Lateral fašade is over a small garden and includes the main door.
Small building with only a
ground floor, projected by the architect Juli Batllevell and Built in
Fašade decorated with stucco crowned by a stone balustrade with a round
pediment including the name of the house.
Detached family house Built
under an initial project of the architect J. L. Calvo in 1906 and
later reformed by Josep DomŔnech i EstapÓ in 1907 who changed the
openings shape and the decoration.
The originality of that house are that arrangements and the big chapel annexed. The chapel break the fašade uniformity and give it, with it's Romanesque style, a non usual
The windows designed by DomŔnech are different in the ground floor and in
the first floor, but with a common individual stepped lintels reproduced
again in the roof balustrade.
The house is at present time occupied by an educational foundation.
Only possible to visit the exterior.
Building projected by the
architect Ignasi Mas i Morell in 1913 and finished in1915.
The house is a typical urban building with a ground floor, a mezzanine and
two additional floors. Nevertheless, the house is full of original Art
Nouveau shapes as the openings, windows and doors who consist in depressed convex
The openings in the first and second floors have balconies made in forged
iron, as it is common in Catalan Art Nouveau.
The most characteristic element of building is the "clock
tower" over the fašade angle between Plaša Cap de la Vila and Carrer Major. The tower adorned with a clock, is covered by five
narrow, pitched roofs covered with "trencadÝs" (surfaces
covered with colored irregular ceramic pieces) who also cover the conic
dome crowning the tower.
Building visible only from outside.
House in a corner designed
by the architect BernardÝ Martorell i Puig and Built in 1929.
The most characteristic element is the niche on fašades link.
The openings are typical of late Catalan Modernism (Art
A long brick cornice divide ground and first floor.
Fašade on carrer Major has four openings on each of first and second
floor with two long balconies on first and individual balconies on second
with balustrades in cast forged iron.
to the architect GaietÓ Miret i Raventˇs Built in 1907.
This a typical Art Nouveau building with a rich
floral decoration around the openings.
The long balcony on first floor is sustained by decorated corbels and a
very interesting balustrade in cast forged iron.
On top the building has a beautiful coronation following the Art Nouveau
Market Built by the
architect GaietÓ Buigues i MonravÓ between 1889 and 1890.
Construction in brick for the walls and in iron for beams and the front
canopy over the fašade porch.
The interior is illuminated by the eleven narrow fašade windows. Over
that windows a decorated gable-end protect the fašade against rain.
The Sitges coat of arms is present over the grille closing the main gate.
Lateral fašades have also openings separated by pillars to illuminate the
At present that market is an exhibition space and consequently it is
possible to visit it out and inside.
Statue of the sculptor
Josep ReynÚs made in 1906 to pay tribute to Bartomeu Robert who was a
very honest politician at the end of XIX century.
The monument is on Town Hall square into a small garden between Town Hall
itself and a church.
The statue is a good example of the work of ReynÚs very much interested
in the realism of its artworks.
was commissioned by the town of Sitges in 1897 to build that monument to
Domenikos Theotocopoulos named El Greco.
The origin of such idea to bring that homage to an artist unknown in
Sitges at that time, was due to the proposition of Santiago
Rusi˝ol, an Art Nouveau painter and writer
living frequently in Sitges in his house of El Cau
Ferrat where he had been organized Festes
Modernistes (Art Nouveau festivals) and attracted by the art of El Greco.
Josep ReynÚs an Art Nouveau sculptor has another sculpture in Sitges, the
Monument to Doctor Robert and various artworks in Catalonia like a part of
the sculptures of Arc de Triomf (Triumph Arch) in Barcelona.
Building designed by the
architect Salvador Vinyals i Sabater, finished in 1901.
The tribune on first floor without no particular interest, substituted the
initial one who was Built in a typical Art Nouveau
Other light decorative elements are around windows on second floor and on
Builded by the "mestre
d'obres" (Building master - a Catalan title previous to the architect one-) GaietÓ Miret i Raventˇs in
That beautiful house is in front of sea. The idea of GaietÓ Miret was to emphasize
the corner linking the two facades with a balcony in forged
iron following the angle between the two fašades. The opening to that
balcony has a central flat column replacing the original helicoidally one.
The ground floor has been altered from it's first design, and the initial
structure with the ground plus two floors, suffered the addition of a third
floor designed by J.M. Martino following the same Art Nouveau style.
Only outside visits.
House designed by the
architect GaietÓ Miret i Raventˇs, Built in 1908.
Instead of its simplicity, that house has some interesting Art
Nouveau elements: the design of openings on ground floor, the balcony
on first floor with its interesting balustrade in cast forged iron, and
the top with a typical Art Nouveau very rich design.
Unfortunately on second floor, an original four openings gallery, was substituted by the present square opening with a balcony
House designed by the
architect Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia and Built in 1899.
That magnificent small house, unfortunately not very good maintained,
reflexes the style of one of leading Art Nouveau
The variety of neo-gothic shapes, with different designs of openings at
each level of building is a demonstration of Sagnier mastering developed
in a small space.
Ground floor show lobed arches for door and window. First floor with also
two openings with lintels and jambs is completed with a beautiful balcony
sustained by a decorated corbel and with an undulated balustrade in cast
The second floor is completely different with a gallery of five gothic
arches crowned by a roof of Arabic tiles and upper a balustrade imitating embattlements.
House projected by the
architect Jaume SunyÚ i Juncosa in 1878, and property firstly of Josep
Miravent i Gatell a painter who took part in 1892 in the Primera Festa
Modernista (First Art Nouveau fine arts exhibition).
That is a single family house with three levels. The decoration has an Arabic
The visit is only possible from outside.
Project of architect Josep
Font i GumÓ Built between 1910 and 1912.
The main part of building is formed by three different sections. The
architect was very interested to bring to the ensemble a variety of shapes
to avoid an uniform aspect. For this reason the openings are designed in
different ways using various types of arches normally in brick.
The central section is crowned by a dome.
Lateral sections are composed by the rooms.
Into the hospital it is also an interesting chapel with an altarpiece of
Building attributed to
Francesc Berenguer i Mestres disciple of GaudÝ.
Builded in a natural protected area to be used as animal yard. The
building consist in three sections with fašades in natural stone and
brick around openings.
The most interesting element is the cover of the well, imitating a conic
industrial chimney, built in stone on basement and brick.
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