Tag: caballito

31
May
2011

buenos aires: monumento al cid campeador

Buenos Aires, Caballito, El Cid Campeador, Anna Hyatt Huntington

Nestled into the center of a busy intersection in Caballito, surrounding buildings now dwarf a statue of El Cid Campeador by American sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington.

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07
Feb
2011

buenos aires: art deco barrial

Art Deco

The era of Art Deco–roughly the 1920’s & 1930’s–also corresponds to a period of increased personal wealth in Argentina. Major projects injected Buenos Aires with large-scale Art Deco, but it also became a popular style for housing construction. Often overlooked or taking a back seat to their bigger brothers, Art Deco residential areas dot several parts of the city & make for an interesting scavenger hunt… a great way to explore less-visited corners of Buenos Aires.

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