Ildefons Cerdà i Sunyer - biography

Who is Ildefons Cerdà i Sunyer?

Born in 1815-12-23 - died in 1876-08-21 Las Caldas De Besaya

Catalan architect, father of the Cerdà Plan also known as Eixample Quarter, a stretch of islands of homes with wide streets. This project allowed the Barcelona city join with the neighboring 'villages' of Gracia, Sant Gervasi and Sarrià. In his day, was a huge advancement, because Cerdà had enough foresight to imagine a city full of cars driving through its wide streets.

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