University of Salamancasitios-culturales
Among the foundation of the study and construction of its own building to develop educational activities, it will take almost 200 years.
The first phase of construction begins in 1415 and lasts until 1435, under the mastery of Alfonso Rodriguez Carpenter. Before these dates, classes were taught in various places, in homes owned by the Cathedral, or your own cloister.
Shortly after finishing the first construction phase the second between 1442 and 1452 that deals with expanding the spaces and define a castellated the jurisdiction of the institution itself is undertaken wall.
The building was built in the first half of XV was organized around a courtyard cloistered type and it was only one floor, with facades to the Plaza de Anaya and the street Booksellers, the latter being the more important today because It houses the famous plateresque façade.