Juan Gomez de Mora, born in Madrid, was a Spanish architect who is known for several 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 by Juan Gomez de Mora:
- 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.