VanityBA: What Are The Ugliest Buildings In Buenos Aires?

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, real estate, vanityba

As Latin American cities go, Buenos Aires has some beautiful French and Italian-inspired buildings with styles ranging from Neoclassical to Art Deco to Art Nouveau. It also has some hideous high-rises. So when readers of Clarin’s architectural supplement, ARQ, were asked to name the ugliest buildings in Buenos Aires, it’s not surprising that three of the top four were office …

VanityBA: Recoleta Doctor Opens Fire On Car Parked In Her Space

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As if the high price of parking in Buenos Aires wasn’t stressful enough, add this to your list of estacionamiento estrés. A Buenos Aires businessman drove into his Recoleta parking garage yesterday to find his private space occupied by another vehicle. Rather than wasting time trying to locate the vehicle’s owner, he decided to just park in a different space. …

Bid Process Opens For New Buenos Aires Convention Center

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, real estate, tourism

Convention and expo tourism in Buenos Aires has surged in recent years, so the city’s newest urban development project should be a magnet for attracting more international trade and industry expos. The City of Buenos Aires will open a bid process before the end of the year for the construction of a new 200,000 square foot (19,000 m2) Convention and …

Buenos Aires Parking Rates Approaching US$300 Monthly

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Two years ago we posed the question, Who Wants To Be A Buenos Aires Parking Lot Millionaire?  Turns out it was no joke.   Buenos Aires parking rates are soaring as private lot owners raise rates only six months after another double-digit increase earlier this year. Garages Are Charging Up To $1,700 Pesos For A Monthly Parking Space is the …

Best Restaurants In Buenos Aires Dominate Regional Ranking

Patrick Archer agribusiness, arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, creative class, culture, entrepreneurs, global rankings, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, vanityba

Restaurant Magazine just released the annual ranking of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013, and Argentina has more restaurants in the Top 50 than any other country in the region. A distinguished panel of 250 food writers and critics, chefs and restauranteurs voted for their favorite restaurants across four regions: Mexico and Central America, South America (North), South America (South) …