New Buenos Aires Neighborhood A Magnet For Private Developers

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A 13-block stretch of prime real estate in the City of Buenos Aires originally scheduled to sit in the shadow of an elevated highway is now a magnet for private developers in Capital Federal. Parque Donado Holmberg (PDH) is the name of the new neighborhood which is bordered by the more developed barrios of¬†Belgrano, Saavedra, Coghlan and Villa Urquiza. iProfesional’s …

Revitalization Project Will Extend Puerto Madero Toward La Boca

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The City of Buenos Aires is planning to extend Puerto Madero’s wave of waterfront renewal further south to an area of the city long neglected ever since the construction of the elevated highway to La Plata. That highway, like the General Paz beltway, has isolated southern neighborhoods like Barracas, La Boca and San Telmo from the waterfront and created several …

What Will The City of Buenos Aires Look Like In 2030?

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That’s the question architects and urban planners are asking now in an effort to avoid some of BA’s urban utopia missteps of the past half century. Or at least, viewed through a more optimistic prism, what it could look like. “We had an amazing city until the 1950’s, but since then we’ve had a growing demand for infrastructure, for train …

More Buenos Aires Blocks Zoned For Left-Side Street Parking

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Record sales of new cars this year in Argentina means two things in Buenos Aires: more traffic and fewer places to park. In an ongoing effort to free up curbside parking spaces, the City of Buenos Aires will allow parking on the left-hand side of 489 city blocks in Belgrano, Coghlan, Colegiales, Floresta, Palermo, Villa Urquiza and Villa Ortuzar. The …

11 Projects That Will Transform Buenos Aires Living Win Approval

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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 …