Buenos Aires – Buildings and Monuments

The city is filled with a mix of old architecture and new. Every corner is a unique view of a monument, building, or park.

This is a book store - that is housed inside a beautiful building.

This is a book store - that is housed inside a beautiful building.

Our apartment was on the sixth floor.  The view down the cool spiral stair case.

Our apartment was on the sixth floor. The view down the cool spiral stair case.

The Buenos Aires Zoo buildings are architectural art works. Each was created to represent building styles from around the world.
2009 06 23 Buenos Aires 230

The back drop for the elephants

The back drop for the elephants

Another stylized building under rennovation

Another stylized building under rennovation

2009 06 23 Buenos Aires 386

2009 06 23 Buenos Aires 433

2009 06 23 Buenos Aires 439

2009 06 23 Buenos Aires 459 Rotated

2009 06 23 Buenos Aires 471

Monuments are scattered throughout the city.  This is in the middle of a major traffic circle

Monuments are scattered throughout the city. This is in the middle of a major traffic circle

The Coleccion de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat is an example of modern Buenos Aires architecture.

2009 06 24 Buenos Aires Andres 039

The back of The Coleccion de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat

The back of The Coleccion de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat

The Obelisk is one of the more modern monuments.

The Obelisk was commissioned to commemorate the 400th anniversay of Buenos Aires

The Obelisk was commissioned to commemorate the 400th anniversay of Buenos Aires

This is the front of a mall!

This is the front of a mall!

One of the many tributes to Eva Peron

One of the many tributes to Eva Peron

Tribute to Bartolome Mitre - a key politician from the mid 1800's

Tribute to Bartolome Mitre - a key politician from the mid 1800's

The Floralis Generica was donated by Argentinian architect Eduardo Catalano

The Floralis Generica was donated Argentinian architect Eduardo Catalano

It's 60 feet tall.  It automatically opens and closes like a real flower

It's 60 feet tall. It automatically opens and closes like a real flower

2009 06 26 Buenos Aires 202

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

%d bloggers like this: