One of the few houses left standing cantilever in the Old Town of Barcelona.

Papirvm

C/ Baixada de la Llibretería # 2

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One of the few houses left standing cantilever in the Old Town of Barcelona.

If you raise your head you will see one of the few houses with cantilevered still standing in the old town of Barcelona. This house is also known for its graffiti, probably designed in the late eighteenth century.

Papirvm

C/ Baixada de la Llibretería # 2

Products calligraphy and stationery selected, which give it a unique shop ideal for all those people who love quality craft products
Papirum opened in 1981 and is managed by Dolors Crespo. In the past, here is where a bookshop called Rubió was, owned by the Joaquim Rubió i Ors’ family since the beginning of the 19th century. If you look up, you’ll see one of the latest houses with  cantilever still standing in Barcelona’s old town. During the 17th century, until 1802, several buildings with this structure across the city were demolished preparing the city for the kings’ Carles IV visit. They were dangerous for passersby, often some parts got detached and fell on the street and they had already caused several deaths. The building permission in this house was granted in 1750 for the printer Josep Altés. This façade has also kept beautiful painted frieze  of a very high artistic skill, they are probably from the ending of the 18th century.  
Papirum born in April 1981 in the heart of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, which takes us to a paper paradise last time, to the present, where a single hard conjugation old ways come together and craft paper, both decorated as smooth, sometimes coupled with more advanced designs and more specific embodiments, Papirum make a unique place for lovers of more traditional forms or the followers of the latest designs.They are famous hand-decorated papers, old formulas made with craft and leather bindings.
web: http://www.miescaparate.com/papirum

e-mail: papirumbcn@yahoo.es  Telf / Fax: 93 310 52 42

 

 

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