Social headquarters of the Caja España
Antonio Gaudí started the project of this building in 1891 commissioned by the fabric merchants of León.These business men had a relationship with the Catalan textile sector.Actually it was one of these Catalan business men, Carlos Güell, who recommended Gaudí as possible designer for the new Leonese textile headquarters.The result was a modernist building with a Medieval look.All business activity was carried out on the ground floors.The upper floors were reserved for residencesThe building was declared a Historic Monument in 1969.9. Today it is the social headquarters of Caja España.
Bygning: Herregård eller gods
Historisk periode: 19. århundrede
Plaza San Marcelo, 5
24003 León (León)http://www.turisleon.com/pruebas_im_comarca/palacios/Leon/Casa_de_Botines.html
Tlf.:+34 987292712/ +34 987292530
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Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.
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