The third member of the Golden Quarter, Casa Lleó Morera was designed by the remaining member of the Modernista triumvirate, Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The 1905 home was revolutionary in its day for its extensive use of different forms of artisanry on the interior (alas, closed to the public) to realize the architect’s distinctly floral design. Because it occupies a corner, the house has two beautiful facades that mirror each other with a tower of sorts dividing them. Domènech i Montaner’s signature floral capitals appear in several variants, and he created a gallery of columns on the top floor that evokes the rhythm of a convent cloister. The one part of the ground level that can be visited—the shop of Loewe, purveyor of fine leather goods—does not retain the architect’s designs.
Casa Lleó Morera
Passeig de Gràcia, 35
Our Rating Transportation Metro: Passeig de Gràcia Web site Casa Lleó Morera
MapPasseig de Gràcia, 35 Barcelona
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