This is a historical architectural complex dating back to the end of the 19th century where the Casa Provincial de Maternitat i Expòsits was installed. Its Modernista pavilions are currently the headquarters of various public institutions and authorities. The complex includes the Jardins de la Maternitat, gardens that are open to the public.
Officially opened in 1957 and expanded in 1982, Barcelona’s football nerve centre, Camp Nou, not only includes the Barça stadium but also the club’s museum, one of the most visited in Catalonia.
A municipal cemetery was built outside the town of Les Corts following the prohibition, issued in 1846, of burials in parish church cemeteries. The building of the administration, the chapel and the perimeter fence display Modernista features. Also notable are its Jewish section and funerary sculpture heritage.
A complex made from geological material, explained for disseminating the world of geology. It became an exhibition of the materials making up the Peninsula’s geological foundations, as well as mesozoic and cenozoic materials. The rocks and paving slabs follow a chronological order, from most ancient to most modern.
A homage to the thirteen young women executed by firing squad in Madrid in August 1939 by the Francoist regime, known as “the Thirteen Roses”, with an anonymous rose added in memory of all the women who were victimised and executed during post-Civil War period in Spain. Space officially opened in 2022.
A memorial space opened in 2019 at the former Les Corts Women’s Prison (in operation from 1936 to 1955), a focus of the political repression of women during the early years of the Franco dictatorship. Civil society played a notable leading role in reclaiming the memory of the prison.
A series of single-family houses built in 1925. Workers from the factories in Sants and Les Corts lived as tenants in these little terraced houses with common features: two storeys, own garden and certain English touches.
The old Benet i Campabadal textile factory was renovated as a municipal facility in 2018. It currently houses the Biblioteca Montserrat Abelló, a library specialising in maker culture, and the Les Corts Manufacturing Centre, a creation and training space, linked to new technologies.
The old Can Rosés farmhouse, built during the first half of the 18th century, was renovated in 1900, with floral motifs and sgraffiti incorporated into its façade. Having being put to various uses over time, it is expected to house a nursery school.
The only part of this watchtower from the 11th and 12th centuries, bearing testimony to a period marked by struggles between Christians and Muslims, which has been preserved is the base next to the Can Vinyals farmhouse.