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El Carmel - Gracia Neighbourhood
The park was originally planned by Gaudi as a new development for more than 60 luxury single-family residences in an aristocratic city-garden, with the intention to exploit the fresh air (well away from smoky factories) and the beautiful views, and did count with the support of Count Eusebi de Güell. The idea was taken from the English garden city movement. The site was a rocky hill with little vegetation and few trees, called Muntanya Pelada (Bare Mountain). The basic structures for the infrastructure of the future city, the exterior wall, the entrance...