Category: architecture

02
Feb
2012

business: 2012 releases

Endless Mile, 2012 projects

With Buenos Aires content finally finished, it’s time to expand our guidebook offers. I could happily write about BA for the rest of my life, but Europe is calling. 2012 is all about Portugal with a bit of Spain too. Darío & I are off to Europe in a few weeks, & there’s no better moment to decide exactly what to research & publish.

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15
Dec
2011
10
Dec
2011

buenos aires: barracas revisited, odds & ends

Buenos Aires, Barracas, Estación Hipólito Yrigoyen

A neighborhood as large & complex as Barracas has a number of elements that don’t fit into any of the previous categories…

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06
Dec
2011

buenos aires: barracas revisited, services

Buenos Aires, Barracas, Iglesia de Santa Felicitas

With a population of about 80,000 people, Barracas has lots of space to provide all the public services necessary: parks, hospitals, churches, synagogues & more.

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01
Dec
2011

buenos aires: barracas revisited, residential

Buenos Aires, Barracas, residential

Given that Barracas has been divided into so many different parcels & has such an industrial character, few people consider it a prime residential area. That wasn’t always the case.

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10
Nov
2011

buenos aires: inside the kavanagh

Buenos Aires, Retiro, Edificio Kavanagh

Don’t be jealous… although you should be. The Kavanagh is a Holy Grail to architecture buffs worldwide, & I scored a visit inside today.

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08
Nov
2011

sevilla: cathedral

Spain, España, Sevilla, catedral, cathedral

Thinking ahead to next year & some of the places in Spain & Portugal I’d like to cover with Endless Mile, top on the list is the cathedral in Sevilla. How many times have I been inside? Too many to count. How many times would I return? As many as I possibly can.

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06
Oct
2011

tucumán: southern city

Argentina, San Miguel de Tucumán, sur

Our last day in Tucumán & I still hadn’t been to the southern part of the city. Bad on me. Sundays are my favorite photo days, so I thought I’d walk randomly toward Plaza Belgrano. I was pleasantly surprised… the south hadn’t been nearly as demolished or neglected like the area where our hotel was located.

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03
Oct
2011

tucumán: cementerio del oeste

Argentina, Tucumán, San Miguel de Tucumán, Cementerio del Oeste, Lola Mora

Whenever I visit somewhere for the first time in Argentina, I automatically think about its most famous residents. There may be family plot in the local cemetery or more information to add to my Recoleta Cemetery blog.

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29
Sep
2011

tucumán: city center

Argentina, Tucumán, San Miguel de Tucumán

As we rode into San Miguel de Tucumán along Avenida Presidente Néstor Kirchner, Darío & I gave each other a suspicious look… it seemed like an urban planner’s nightmare.

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