Reus. Plaça Llibertat and Carrer Ample

Llover's Carrer ends with the small Plasa Pintor Fortuni square in front of the monumental buildingPension funds (Caixa de Pensions on the map). The house was built in the modernist style in 1932 by the architect Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia.

Reus. The route of modernism. the building of the Pension Fund. Caixa de Pensions

Large spaces open up on the rightLiberty Square (Plaça Llibertat). The square is surrounded by modern buildings, the largest of which isMuseum of art and history of Reus (Museu d'art i Història on the map). The building, built in the style of academic monumentalism in 1962, consists of a Central eleven-story building and two eight-story wings.

Reus. The route of modernism. Museum of art and history.freedom square. Plaça Llibertat. Museu d'Art i Història

On the square, in a small glass gallery, Christmas Bethlehem Is displayed.

Reus. Christmas Bethlehem

Just behind the square, on Carrer Ample 18 (Carrer Ample on the map), there is another modern house, decorated with artificial stone and plant ornaments-sgraffito.

Reus. The route of modernism. Carrer Ample 18. Carrer Ample

Пройдя пару кварталов по Каррер Ампле, увидим Площадь Виктор (plaza del Victor), с фонтаном Нептуна в центре (Font de Neptú на карте), сооруженном в 17 веке в стиле барокко. Это одна из старейших площадей Реуса.

Reus. The route of modernism. Viktor square, Neptune fountain. Font de Neptú. plaza del Victor

Чуть дальше находится особняк Каса Рамон Вендрелл (Casa Ramon Vendrell на карте), построенный в 1912 году по проекту Пере Каселлеса. Дом эпохи зрелого модерна, из всех ранних экспериментов автора с цветом и формами остались только растительные барельефы и фигурные балконные решетки. В остальном здание выглядит строго и изящно.

Reus. The route of modernism. Casa Ramon Vendrell

My walk is nearing its end, I return to the city market, where I started my route. To the right of the market is the Church of Saint John (Església de Sant Joan on the map). The parish of St. John the Baptist was established in 1878, a plot of land was allocated in 1909,construction began three years later, and the Church was consecrated on June 24, 1932. Although many attribute the authorship of the project to the famous and prolific Pere Caselles, according to records in the contractor's books, the architect Pau Bartoli (Pau Bartolí) During the time of anarchy, in 1936, the temple was looted, restoration began in 1940, but was frozen until the 80s.

Reus. The route of modernism. St. John's Church. Església de Sant Joan Reus. modern route.

On the wall of the house opposite the temple, you can see such an image of sgraffito.

Reus. The route of modernism