Huella católica en las calles habaneras: Calle Paula

Por L.N.A.

Calle Paula
Calle Paula

En 1731 se concluyeron las obras del hospital para mujeres y la iglesia de Paula. En poco tiempo, el hospital llegó a ser considerado el más importante de La Habana de entonces, hasta Cirilo Villaverde lo menciona en su novela Cecilia Valdés. La iglesia es uno de los monumentos coloniales más significativos de la ciudad. Según el eminente arquitecto Joaquín Weiss, posee una de las fachadas mejor logradas del barroco cubano del siglo XVIII.

Estos dos inmuebles le dieron nombre a la Alameda de Paula, primer paseo de La Habana colonial y a la calle donde se escuchó por primera vez el llanto de nuestro José Martí.

Se llamó primero San Francisco de Paula, pero la población solo le decía Paula. Así se mantuvo hasta 1922, cuando se aprobó cambiarle el nombre por el de Leonor Pérez, la madre del apóstol. La población respetó el cambio y aún se llama así, pero popularmente se le sigue nombrando Paula, aunque ya no existe el hospital y el inmueble de la iglesia solo cumple un formidable rol cultural.

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