Monthly Archives: March 2019

Love Letter: Madrid’s Pedestrian Streets

Puerta del Sol facing north to Preciados on Constitution Day

Madrid’s heart — her epicenter, undisputed city nucleus — is the plaza at Puerta del Sol. Couriers once traveled Europe to deliver the world’s news here at the Casa de Correos. A sidewalk plaque marks the plaza as the nation’s kilometer zero. City addresses begin here, as do measurements for Spain’s grid of radial roads. […]

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