Monday, 13 July 2009

Presó Model

13 and 15 May, Carrer de Nicaragua and Carrer del Rosselló. El Centre Penitenciari d'Homes de Barcelona occupies two blocks of the L'Esquerra de l'Eixample, built as a Model Prison by Josep Domènech Estapà and Salvador Viñalsin in 1888 -1910: the six prisoner wings radiate from a polygonal centre, and a further administrative building lines the perimeter, the entrance on Carrer Entença. A new prison planned in the Zona Franca will see the Model Prison redeveloped for local community use.

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