Casa Botines House
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.
- Construction: Stately or noble house
- Artistic period: Modernism
- Historic period: 19th century
- From Monday to Friday From 08:30 to 14:00
- Admission free