RAMON MONTANER: DELEGACIÓN DEL GOBIERNO
is located at Calle Mallorca no. 278 and is one of the few houses
that survived the urban reform of the Eixample. In 1980 Marc Carbonell
directed the fitting out work to turn it into the Delegación del
Gobierno (Representation of the central government) in Catalonia
with the Palau Montaner, this building is one of the architectural
splendours of Calle Mallorca, being found at no. 291 of this street.
Lluís Domènech i Montaner built it between 1895 and 1898 and it
was the workshop and residence of the engraver J. Thomàs. After
undergoing various restorations, those of the year 1979 were awarded
the FAD restoration prize granted by the Town Hall of Barcelona
and the National Restoration Award of the Ministry of Culture (1980).