Siglo del Libro: El Ateneo Celebrates 100 Years Of Reading

Buenos Aires loves her books and her prize-winning writers like Borges, Cortazar and Sabato. Out of reverence for the gods of Argentine literature, bookstore temples have risen throughout Capital Federal, and none is more famous or photographed than El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Recoleta. The cavernous, five-level bookstore was originally a theatre which opened in 1903 as the Teatro Nacional Norte …

Model City: Miniature Buenos Aires Is A 3D Masterpiece

Buenos Aires is a city where real estate developers typically make elaborate models to showcase new buildings, but nothing compares to this. Six architects from the BA Planning Department have created a 1:1,500 scale model of the entire City of Buenos Aires, the largest such model in all of Latin America. Dubbed 48 Barrios, 15 Comunas, the 36 x 36 …

The Most Livable Cities in Latin America: #3 Montevideo

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is out with their annual ranking of the world’s most livable cities and InvestBA favorite Montevideo is the number three metro in Latin America in terms of quality living conditions. Montevideo’s score of 79.1 places it right behind the other two most livable cities in Latin America, Buenos Aires (83.6) and Santiago (80.7). According to EIU, metros …

The Most Livable Cities in Latin America: #1 Buenos Aires

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is out with their annual ranking of the world’s most livable cities and Buenos Aires is the number one metro in Latin America in terms of quality living conditions. Buenos Aires’ score of 86.3 places it atop all other major Latin American metros. According to EIU, metros with scores between 80-100 are considered top tier cities …

We Bought A Zoo: Buenos Aires Edition

The Buenos Aires Zoo is arguably one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in the city. Over 44 acres, 16 city blocks and 2 million square feet of prime Palermo property where residential units across the street fetch over $300 per square foot. The BA Zoo, which originally opened in 1875, is said to be modeled after the …