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Old July 24th, 2015, 06:15 AM   #1
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BUENOS AIRES | Catalinas Norte

A few decades ago, before the Puerto Madero Masterplan, a huge plan was designed and executed in the old rail terrains, just in front of the Port of Buenos Aires. This new urbanization turned an abandoned area into a new modern center of skyscrapers. It started with towers whose designs wer a very neat example of the Modern Architecture of Buenos Aires, somehow the adaptation of the International Style to this part of the world, strong materials (reinforced concrete for the structures) and the simplification of the lines and forms of the buildings.

This is how the area looks today:




















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A brief of the masterplan on the minute 10:55 of the Documentary of Skyscrapers:



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The unique Bank Boston Tower, designed by César Pelli:









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Lots of new waterfront condos in Toronto cover old parking lots.
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The Bouchard 710



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is the Torre madero s denmark restaurant still open to public?
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I believe it still is.
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New iconic tower of the Catalinas Norte area:



BBVA Tower (2000-2010s):


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Imágenes del magnífico skyline Catalinas (fines de 2016):









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Tomadas del video del Microcentro & Retiro:


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BA has been catapuled into the 21st century. It is looking good
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