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Gómez de la Mora, Juan

Juan Gomez de Mora (1586 – 1648)

Juan Gomez de Mora, born in Madrid, was a Spanish architect who is known for severla works and buildings in Madrid such as the Plaza Mayor.
A the age of 24 he was appointed master architect for  Alcazar de Madrid and architect of Philip III. Among his most outstanding works is the Plaza Mayor,  the Prison Court in Madrid as well as the Casa de la Villa.

Important Buildings:



Convent of San Gil
Plaza Mayor and its surroundings, such as houses of Cava de San Miguel, Casa de la Panadería
City council
la Sala de Alcaldes de la Casa y Corte
Cárcel de Corte, later Palacio de Santa Cruz and current Foreign Ministry.
Agustinas Descalzas Royal Convent of Santa Isabel
Our Lady of Loreto
Bridge Toledo
Reform chorus of Descalzas Reales.
Reform of the College des Anglais, the current Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.