Casa Botines House
Plaza San Marcelo, 5
24003 León (Castile-Leon)
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.
- Stately or noble house
- Historisk periode:
- 19th century
Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.