Business: Passeig de Manuel Girona

The entries under this location deal with ambitious and breakthrough business projects, and with the social relevance of business and economic activities. Manuel Girona i Agrafel (Barcelona, 1817 – 1905) is regarded as the highest representative of a lineage of entrepreneurs who clearly contributed to transforming Barcelona and Catalonia in the second half of the 19th century. He became a financier, the mayor of the city of Barcelona (1876) and lifelong senator.