Routes of the Bartés Abella
1. One of the best representatives of the villagers from the so-called Americanos, who went to Cuba to make fortune, was Facundo Bacardi, who founded the 1862 in Santiago de Cuba the company that bears his name, of what we can see in the old market its history , in the so-called Bacardi House.
4. A. 1 F.D.. Bartés/Main Street
Source F.D. Bartés
At this main street are some of the most emblematic houses, the house of Maria Batlle de Robert, from 1901, of the architect Josep Salvany and Joncosa.
4. A. 2 F.D.. Bartés/Main Street
Casa Gorges, Del 1906, designed by Gaietà Miret i Reventós, N. 24 Casa de Bartomeu Misas i Rosés, from the 1901 work of Salvador Vinyals and Sabaté.
4. A. 3 F.D.. Bartés/Main Street
Casa Bartomeu Misas i Rosés of 1901 the work of Salvador Vinyals I Sabaté.
4. A. 4 F.D.. Bartés/Main Street
The House of Joan Tarrida I Ferratges, of the 1892 work by Salvador Vinyals.
4. A. 5 F.D.. Bartés/Main Street
Casa de Josep Planas and Robert from 1920, the work of Josep Maria Martino and Arrroyo.
4. A. 6 F.D.. Bartés/Main Street
Until the SIXTEENTH century the Cape of the town was the end of the village, but from the XVI and XVII the village grew by forming the streets Jesus, Parellades, Angel Vidal and San Francisco.
4. B. 1 A.T.V./Head of the town
The town council entrusted Gaietà Boïgues the remodelling of the head of the town, but the lack of budget inpedí the remodelling.
4. B. 2 Head of the town
Americano Bartomeu Carbonell I Mosons bought three houses between Major and Àngel Vidal Street, to build the modernist-style clock tower made by Ignasi Mas i Morell.
4. B. 3 Head of the Town fund chalet Mr. Sanchiz
Highlighting the coverage made with Trencadís in the purest Gaudí style, with a pyramidal closure in the form of a star, the building is the work of the architect Ignasi Mas I Morell, which also remodeled the Monumental square of Barcelona.
4. B. 4 The Clock House and the two fountains in the town
In this square of the Cap de la Vila is where all the most important events and celebrations of the town pass, popular dances of the Festa Major, Ralli of vintage cars, the processions of Easter, the carpets of flowers of the Corpus, the days Castelleres Etc.
4. B. 5 Procession of 1929 to pass for the Cap de la Vila
With the visit of the Cap de la Vila we start the route of the authentic Americanos neighbourhood, which were responsible for the growth of Sitges in this part of the town.
4. B. 6 L. Roisin/Chief Dela Vila
Jesus Street was full of orchards and margins and for this reason it was also known as the street of the Tàpies with only about thirty houses.
4. C. 1 Panoramic Sitges view from the end of Carrer Jesús
With the construction of the Americanos houses they started to urbanise the streets parallel to Carrer Jesús, like the streets Sant Bartomeu, Illa de Cuba, Francesc Gumà and Santiago Rusiñol.
4. C. 2 L. Roisin/Carrer Jesús
Carrrer Jesús Corner in Cuba, the House of Mr. Francesc Bartés and Marzal the work of the architect Josep Maria Martino i Arroyo.
4. C. 3 F.D. Bartés/Carrer Jesús
Another remarkable houses in this street is the present Sitges Parc Hotel and former residence of Mr. Severiano Virella and Cassanyes, in the eclíptic style, by the architect Gaietà Buïgues, from 1895.
4. C. 4 F.D. Bartés/Carrer Jesús
The House of Jaume Hill and Forment, of 1892, of the master builder Jaume Junyer i Juncosa.
4. D. 1 F.D. Bartés/Street Francesc Gumà
2. The Casino Prado Suburense, designed by Josep Maria Martino Arroyo, a Noucentiste style of 1925, is one of the organisations in the village where Albert Bartés Bota expresses its artistic creativity, so theatrical, acting in representations, as Picóorica, polychroming the The stage.
4. D. 2 F.D. Bartés/Street Francesc Gumà
Another modernist building, the house of Pere Carreres and Robert, of 1906, designed by the architect Josep Pujol I Brull, playing in the station Square.
4. D. 3 F.D. Bartés/Street Francesc Gumà
Francesc Gumà, a Prohom from Vilanova, who had also made his fortune in Cuba, sees the need to build a railway line between Barcelona and Vilanova.
4. E. 1 Portrait of Mr. Francesc Gumà
Francesc Gumà achieves the royal permits of the courts of Alfonso XII to carry out the railway project between Barcelona and Valls, passing through Vilanova and Sitges.
4. E. 2 Tunnel in Valls/RENFE Fund 5 ª
The company is funded with 500 pesetas with a total budget of 15 million euros.
4. E. 3 Barcelona Station of the Valls-Vilanova-Barcelona Line
Francesc Gumà travels to Cuba in search of the final funds for funding the project.
4. E. 4 A.T.V./Sitges Station
Beginning the works, opening on 29 December of 1881, after building the 15 tunnels in the massif of Garraf where more than 1500 workers worked.
4. E. 5 Opening train Valls-Vilanova-Barcelona
Source History of Ferrocaril in Catalonia/ca.wikipedia.org
It is the real first residential area of Sitges, which would host the families with the highest economic power of the time, with large landscaped houses, as we can see.
4. F. 1 A.T.V./Calle Isla de Cuba
The Casa Bonaventura Blay, 1900, by the architect Gaietà Boïgues I Monrava, is a neo-Gothic single-family building with a garden, featuring an octagonal lookout tower, currently a Hotel and restaurant El Xalet.
4. F. 2 Andrés Fabert/Cuban Island
3. The Casa Antoni Robert i Camps, 1908, by Salvador Vinyals i Sabaté, currently Hotel Renaixença.
4. F. 3 F.D. Bartés/Street Island of Cuba/Casa Antoni Robert
Opposite, on the other side, the corner island of Cuba with San Isidro, we have the hotel Romàntic and Sitges 1881, comprising three houses: Pere Catasús and Josep Planes, of 1897 and the House of Sebastià Sant Bori, by the architect Jaume Sunyer and Juncosa.
4. F. 5 F.D. Bartés/SAnt Isidre Street/Hotel
The Casa Manuel Planas, from 1908, of the architect Gaietà Miret I Raventós, a modernist building with a highlight of the corner Tribune, of two floors with windows with three bodies on the first floor and oval windows in the second.
4. G. 1 Holiday home Casa Manel Planes
At present, St. Francis Street is one of the most commercial in Sitges, in its day it was the so-called Cami del Pou, until it has been 1788 as St. Francis Street. And in 1792 the adjacent streets St. Gaudenci, San Jose and St Bonaventura all land owned by Josep Bonaventura Falç.
4. H. 1 San Francisco Street
The Famila was a Famila in Sitges and the cultivation of the land from the mediaeval region and just next to the head of the town at the beginning of Parellades Street, we find the garden of can sickle, the rear part of the house , which had the entrance for the first line of the walk, the family sickle was traditionally peasants, entroncaría with the Llopis of the sailors origins.
4. I. 1 the front view of the farm
They inhabited the street, around seventy families of peasants and fishermen, with the growth of the population were urbanizing colateral streets such as St. Paul, St. Peter, and Bonaire.
4. I. 2 Parellades Street 1875
Source sitgesplatjador.blogspot.com.es/Blog Sebas Gimenez
With the presence of the Carlist guerrillas, the urban nucleus is built with a second wall and one of the portals constructed, was at the end of Parellades Street, which was taped for two times, demolishing in 1886.
4. I. 3 Parellades Street End
Parellades Street became an authentic commercial hub, where you could find establishments such as Fonda La Suburense, better known as the Carcolse, where you could taste the famous "Arroz a la Sitgetana", other establishments like the Café Llançà then called The Coro Café and Café Orient were also the guests of Xarmada.
4. I. 4 L Roisin/Head of the town
The Patronato de Acció Católica, of the 1990, work of Gaietà Buïgues.
4. I. 5 parellades Street/Catholic Action Board
The Before/ed. Edafos Source
The Romantic museum, is a perfectly preserved 19TH century house that evokes the daily life of a wealthy Catalan family, who lived through the splendour of Romanticism.
4. J. 1 Romantic Museum
La Malvasia Llopis exported it to several countries of America. The last member of the dynasty ceded the House to 1935 to the Generalitat.
It is a neoclassical building that retains its central courtyard. The romantic museum was inaugurated in 1949 and 1952 was provisionally enabled as a municipal library.
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