From Catholic re-education to overcrowded misery, the legacy of Barcelona's 'La Model' prison

On the edge of Barcelona’s hip L’Eixample Esquerra neighborhood sits a star-shaped building surrounded by large beige walls, some of which are covered in colorful street art and political slogans. A whole two of the characteristic blocks are taken up by the building named La Model, which to many is known as the notorious prison in Barcelona, opened in 1904.

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