Nature and the city: the Parque del Oeste and the expansion of nineteenth-century Madrid

  title={Nature and the city: the Parque del Oeste and the expansion of nineteenth-century Madrid},
  author={Juan F. Rem{\'o}n Men{\'e}ndez},
  journal={Urban History},
  pages={189 - 210}
ABSTRACT Set in the context of the nineteenth-century expansion of Madrid, the Parque del Oeste not only reflected the plans for urban expansion of the city, but it also encapsulated the core values and ideals of the conservative reformist agenda of Spain's Restoration government. The relationships between park and city are explored in the context of the late nineteenth-century expansion of Madrid. 

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