Demolition of the sea wall. Plan and elevations of the demolition work

Port de Barcelona (APB) collection, Demolición de la Muralla de mar. Zona urbana. Hoja 1a. Plano y perfiles de la obra demolida (Demolition of the sea wall. Urban area. Sheet 1a. Plan and elevation of the demolition work), Mauricio Garrán, 1881, project 28/1881.

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Fons: Port de Barcelona (APB). Projecte 28/1881

Títol: Puerto de Barcelona. Demolición de la Muralla de mar. Zona urbana. Hoja 1a. Plano y perfiles de la obra demolida

Data de l’objecte: 1881

Autor: Mauricio Garrán

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Map showing the demolition of the sea wall and the sections removed. The sea wall was built in different stages starting in the 16th century. It was part of the walls surrounding Barcelona, protecting the city on the seaward side. The top of the wall was a beloved promenade for citizens, and it also contained dozens of warehouses below. This document is part of the historical archive of the Barcelona Port Authority (APB) on the Port of Barcelona deposited at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona.