A 1960s Time Capsule in Spain Gets the Bachelor Pad Treatment

In Zaragoza, the humdrum exterior of a working-class home goes unmarred, but inside are flowing, loftlike interiors.

In the 1960s, the city of Zaragoza nearly doubled its housing stock to accommodate an expanding industrial work force. In the La Jota neighborhood specifically, single-family homes were built cheaply and quickly. When Alonso Zgz purchased one with the intention of renovating, its only adornments were a terra-cotta roof and simple curling brackets beneath the cornice.

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