La Pedrera Passeig de Gràcia, 92 Barcelona La Pedrera, which means stone quarry in English, was originally known as La Casa Milà and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984. It is a Modernista apartment and monument which was built in the very heart of Barcelona city at the start of the 20th century by the famous Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudí. Today, part of this monument in Barcelona is open to the public for guided tours. It is made from grey concrete and the most striking features of the building are the wrought-iron balconies designed in the form of a creeper. The building has five floors excluding the basement and roof and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. La Pedrera monument is just one of Barcelona’s many Modernista masterpieces created by the likes of Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch. Other examples of Catalan modernism are the Casa LLeó i Morera, Casa Calvet and the Sagrada Familia. Barcelona Travel Guide | Monuments in Barcelona Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.