Casa Lleo Morera

Casa Lleo Morera
Picture by Kwong Yee Cheng (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Address: Passeig de Gràcia 35.



The building is from 1905.

The architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner designed the building.


Fun fact:

Morera, which in English means mulberry tree, is very present in the decoration.

Some examples are:

  1. Mulberry tree in the patio.
  2. Mulberry motifs of the door handles or the portraits.



The building is in a Modernist style.

It is known for its unique and ornate design, which features intricate details and curved lines.

The façade and ground floor of the building have big and varied modernist ornaments.

On the first floor, next to the windows, there are two couples of feminine figures.

These figures show several objects related to the specialized improvements from the period.

These are: phonograph, electricity, telephone, photography. 

The building has three main floors, and each floor has a different function.

The ground floor is used for commercial purposes.

The first floor is where the family who owned the house lived.

The second floor is where the servants lived.

The building also has a beautiful rooftop terrace with panoramic views of the city. 



It is one of the best examples of modernist architecture in the city.

It is a popular tourist attraction.


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