Argüelles-Moncloa is one of the most complete neighborhoods in the city of Madrid with important business centers and residential buildings

Argüelles-Moncloa: culture, commerce, gardens and university

Belonging to the Moncloa-Aravaca district, it is undoubtedly one of the most complete neighborhoods in the city of Madrid, where important business centers, distinguished residential buildings and university housing cohabit. 

The one in Argüelles (which we “Madrileños” commonly refer to as “Moncloa”, perhaps because it is the Moncloa transport interchange and the plaza of the same name within the neighborhood), is so versatile that we could apply the nickname of “the neighborhood of the thousand faces “, since its offer tries to satisfy the demand of a very varied neighborhood to which young students, entrepreneurs, workers and families give life.

In this area of the city converge an immense commercial, cultural and leisure, because we find, among others, a building of El Corte Ingles, hundreds of fashion firms in the Princesa street and surroundings, the Conde Cultural Center Duke a few meters away, the Museo Cerralbo, the largest concentration of cinemas in OV in the Plaza de los Cubos and a long etcetera more and more varied as we approach the Plaza de España and the central area of Madrid.

In addition, Argüelles-Moncloa has the privilege of having the largest concentration of green areas in Madrid: Parque del Oeste, Debot Temple, Sabatini Gardens, University City gardens and the emblematic Casa de Campo head a list that all Madrid greed.

As we have said, the university environment is another of the great attractions of this neighborhood near University City of Madrid: place where most of the faculties and colleges of the Complutense University of Madrid and the Polytechnic University of Madrid are concentrated, as well as as major colleges, student residences and sports facilities; and to other academic institutions such as ICADE Business School or ICAI Business School.

The gastronomic offer is also wide as we approach the Plaza de España, that is, the southern area of the neighborhood where we find all kinds of bars, cafes and restaurants designed to serve diners with different tastes and purchasing power.
Undoubtedly, we are talking about one of the most attractive areas of Madrid to install our place of residence: a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, huge outdoor recreational areas, cultural icons, excellent access to the road network and transport services public, everything we want to buy and consume within our reach and the center of the city of Madrid a few minutes on foot … irresistible, right? And the good news is that the real estate offer puts irresistible flats and apartments within our reach.

Chamberí: tradition and modernity

The district of Argüelles-Moncloa borders on the east with Chamberí, one of the most elegant areas of the city of Madrid where stately mansions and restaurants alternate in quiet and organized streets until the Paseo de la Castellana.

In recent years, Chamberí has experienced an explosion of high-quality gastronomic and the opening of shops where leading high-end fashion firms and brand-new designers are present, undoubtedly a breath of fresh air for a district. eminently family and aristocratic inheritance in which we find the most classical Madrid, one in which traditional shops and many small mansions are still converted into embassy offices, social works, offices and family hotels with a lot of charm.

Chamberí, represents for many that Madrid in which to enjoy a quiet life with a touch of distinction.

One of the most attractive areas to live in Madrid

Proinca is building a new apartment building on Fernández de los Ríos street nº 104 in Madrid next to Princesa Street, very close to the Moncloa Interchange, the Parque del Oeste, the University City of Madrid and the M-30. One of the most attractive areas to live in Madrid where you can enjoy everything that the neighborhoods of Argüelles-Moncloa and Chamberí can offer you.

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Written by Ana Calero
Degree in Business Studies from the Autonomous University of Madrid. She is part of the Proinca Apartments team and is a lover of Madrid.

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