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The evolution of São Paulo in 130 years (1870-2006)
Hi !!! one of the cities that more grew in century XX in the planet. A simple past great metropole complex that it is currently!

old downtown

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church is Sé (praça da Sé)




church Is S. Pedro


streets of center








Ladeira do Piques - valley of anhangabau



2. the present time - 2006









church is Sé !!!





valley of anhangabau


by !!! :)
 

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Yeah, it is amazing indeed!

Yhe city started growing beacuse of the coffee plantations on the state's interior on the beggining of the last century and it didnt stop!

thanks 4 the pictures!
 

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The city used to be quite beautifull in the 50's it seems on the contrary to the ugly concrete jungle it is today (this is not bashing, it's one of the cities I'd like to visit the most in the world, but beauty is not one of it's strong sides ;) )
 

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virtual said:
The city used to be quite beautifull in the 50's it seems on the contrary to the ugly concrete jungle it is today (this is not bashing, it's one of the cities I'd like to visit the most in the world, but beauty is not one of it's strong sides ;) )
it has its beauty, though it's kinda hidden inside it's own concrete jungle..
 

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I agree with Virtual! She was pretty cool in 1940 1950, but now it´s a big monster of concrete! Very interesting, but ugly!!! :)

I love São Paulo! :)
 

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Wonderful development but I have a question, ¿is there any limit to buildings' height in SP? I wonder about it because I see there are a lot of buildings, but no one is higher than 180 meters (which is Banespa Buinding's height). I'd really like to see a super-skyscraper in SP ¿Should it be possible?
 
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