Pedestrian will be the absolute king in the Esquerra Eixample

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Pedestrian will be the absolute king in the Esquerra Eixample

06/06/2016
Barcelona
La Vanguardia

The two neighborhoods that form the Esquerra de l'Eixample (the Nova and Vella, separated by the border of the street Urgell) will be the scene in the coming years of one of the most radical urban transformations in Barcelona, whether thrive plans of the new municipal government (inherited from their ancestors of Iniciativa per Catalunya and driven by the team's former mayor, the convergent Xavier Trias). This territory densely populated and built with a strong deficit of green spaces and neighborhood facilities has begun to be corrected in recent years, the neighborhood of Clínic and the Model prison, is one of the marked on the city map to become one of the superblocks of the city, a Barcelona invention that evokes the original idea of Eixample of Cerdà and which a few days ago attracted the attention of the British press (the Guardian gave it ample information).

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