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Ideal Cities

Map Barcelona 19th century

District Eixample (Barcelona), first planned in 1855 as an expansion of the city. City planner Cerdà tried to combine the requirements of industrialization, hygiene, mobility, and park areas.

Plan of the area surrounding city Barcelona and project for its improvement and expansion, 1859, Ildefons Cerdà, Museu d’Historia de la Ciutat, Barcelona.

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