The modernist city
A wide range of Lleida's buildings have a Modernist
imprint. Many of them have undergone recent restoration which
has given them back their original splendour.
Teatre Municipal de l'Escorxador)
This architectural complex, built by architect Francesc
de Paula Morera i Gatell, is the most important example
of Modernist architecture in Lleida. It became part of the
city's industrial heritage and captured the new way of thinking
at the beginning of the 20th century. As years went by,
the work by architect Morera went through different changes
and it was finally finished in 1984. From this moment its
restoration and refurbishing were started so that it could
be used as a cultural facility.
It is a Modernist double-facaded building designed by Francesc
de Paula Morera i Gatell. It boasts an outstanding oriel
stained glass window, stone work stucco, fine woodwork,
wrought iron craftsmanship and ceramic tiles.
It is a complex built by architect Morera in the 20th century
and made up of three Modernist two-storey buildings with
oriel windows. Its distinct features are the use of marble,
the floral stucco and the woodwork.
Modernist building which stands out for its artistic facade.
Its highlights are its oriel window, balconies and the stone
floral motifs of its decoration on the ground floor.
Casa Morera - De La Lira
Casa Morera, built in 1922, is, because of its originality,
a unique model of Catalan Modernism. Newly restored, it
is also known as Casa de la Lira because of the decoration
on its façade.
It was built at the beginning of the 20th century and its
most remarkable features are the architecture of the balconies
and the Art Nouveau moulds. The wrought iron craftsmanship
and the use of floral and geometric motifs show all its
magnificence after its recent refurbishing.
Modernist house built between the 20th century. Its front
door enabled carriage access to a courtyard. It was built
by Lleida's architect Francesc de Paula Morera i Gatell.
Its most striking features are its wide oriel window and
the decoration on the stone.
Casa Baró - La Vinícola
Built in 1921, it is popularly known as La Vinícola
because of the shop located on the ground floor for years.
The façade, on a corner, boasts balconies and shows
very richly coloured plaster.