Downtown Buenos Aires Becoming A Pedestrian’s Paradise

In our continuing five-part series this week of transformative projects in the City of Buenos Aires, our focus shifts to the heart of Downtown or the Microcentro where more streets are being converted to 100% pedestrian only or pedestrian-friendly zones. For decades, Florida and Lavalle have been two of the most attractive and popular streets in downtown Buenos Aires for …

Arcos del Gourmet Will Bring Open Air Shopping to Palermo

A marathon session of negotiations between city and federal officials in Buenos Aires resulted in eleven major residential, commercial and mixed-use projects receiving legislative approval to commence auction, destruction, construction or in one bizarre case permission to continue construction…legally. The strange case is a massive new shopping/dining complex being built on a highly coveted, yet long abandoned, strip of real estate separating Palermo …

11 Projects That Will Transform Buenos Aires Living Win Approval

A marathon session of negotiations between city and federal officials in Buenos Aires resulted in eleven major residential, commercial and mixed-use projects receiving legislative approval to commence auction, destruction, construction or in one bizarre case, permission to continue construction…legally. One of the most easily recognizable buildings by locals and tourists alike is the 10-story Edificio de la Plata, a rather …

Hilton Announces New Buenos Aires Hotel & Residences

Hilton Worldwide signed a management agreement this week for a new US$44-million Hilton Hotel & Residences to be built in the Buenos Aires Province town of Pilar. The new hotel will be located in the heart of the Pilar Golf Club, a 432-acre master-planned community and 27-hole golf club on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. The new Hilton Pilar Hotel …

Argentina Polo: Tortugas’ Grand Palermo Finale & Hurlingham Rising

Tortugas, the first jewel of the Triple Crown of polo will be contested today at 15:30, not as in years past at the Tortugas Country Club but rather on Field 2 in Palermo, the same site as the Abierto qualifiers and the 90th anniversary party of the Asociacion Argentina de Polo two weeks ago. Today’s match will feature Ellerstina Citi …