Reception and Lecutre: Barcelona’s Cerda Exhibition

Cerda is one of the greatest urban planners of the last century. His
plan for Barcelona makes it one of the walkable cities of the world.
This exhibition details Cerda’s revolutionary 1859 plan for the
expansion of the city. It will have maps, photos and a model.

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This Week In Livable Streets

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