Vallecas officially became part of Madrid in 1950. Here‘s a gallery of some of the village elders. Barcelona’s Gracia district has been centrally administered for much longer, but has an even stronger sense of space- and time-capsulity.
- Aphorism encapsulating human vs urban change
Baudelaire, Le Cygne: “Le vieux Paris n’est plus (la forme d’une ville / Change plus vite, hélas! que le coeur d’un
Pere at Saragatona has photographed a building with two texts carved on its front, the first of which reads, CHARITY ENNOBLES LABOUR DIGNIFIES Graffiti
- School for scandal
The Delegation of Barcelona and Alt Penedès District Council are offering courses in rumour management for village politicians and administrators, says
- Fashion retailer GURU on Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona announces: SALE (sael) (nuon; plular sales)
Guess which of the following didn’t make it into the budget: Retail space on Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona: €2,000m² per annum (Cushman
- Boom and bust suicide myths
The Spanish property crash and 1929. With an anecdote of a frustrated rural hanging.