Banco Bilbao Vizcaya (building)

The Banco Bilbao Vizcaya (formerly Banco de Bilbao) is a building located at Calle de Alcalá, 16, in Madrid, Spain. Projected in 1919 by architect Ricardo Bastida (1879–1953) and built from 1920 to 1923 for Banco de Bilbao, a constituent financial institution of BBVA. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1999.[citation needed] The rotunda features murals painted by Aurelio Arteta in 1922 and restored in 2003.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya
Banco de Bilbao (c. Alcalá 16, Madrid) 13.jpg
LocationMadrid, Spain
Coordinates40°25′03″N 3°41′58″W / 40.417560°N 3.699531°W / 40.417560; -3.699531Coordinates: 40°25′03″N 3°41′58″W / 40.417560°N 3.699531°W / 40.417560; -3.699531
Built1920 - 1923
ArchitectRicardo Bastida
Official nameBanco Bilbao Vizcaya
Reference no.RI-51-0010472
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya (building) is located in Spain
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya (building)
Location of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya in Spain

In popular cultureEdit

The final fight in the 2000 Spanish film La comunidad was shot among the quadrigas atop of the building.

Detail of the quadriga