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Spain: Unfinished Gaudí church gets permit after 137 years

Jun 08, 2019 - Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - An official building permit has finally been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica.

Barcelona City Hall said Friday it granted the current builders a work permit that is valid through 2026. The builders say that is enough time to finish raising the landmark Roman Catholic church's central towers.

Barcelona officials said the city will be paid 4.6 millio...