Our Lady of Buen Aire in front of the National Migration Department
Aerial view of Plaza San Martín and its surroundings.
Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580. The initial settlement, founded by Pedro de Mendoza, had been abandoned since 1542.
The northern end of Avenida Leandro N. Alem.
Aldus verthoont hem de stadt Buenos Ayrros geleegen in Rio de la Plata, painting by a Dutch sailor who anchored at the port around 1628.
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Emeric Essex Vidal, General view of Buenos Ayres from the Plaza de Toros, 1820. In this area now lies the Plaza San Martín.
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Impression of the Buenos Aires Cathedral by Carlos Pellegrini, 1829.
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View of the Avenida de Mayo in 1915
Avenida 9 de Julio
Construction of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires on the 9 de Julio Avenue, 1936.
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9 de Julio Avenue, 1986.
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Catalinas Norte is an important business complex composed of nineteen commercial office buildings and occupied by numerous leading Argentine companies, foreign subsidiaries, and diplomatic offices. It is located in the Retiro and San Nicolás neighborhoods.
Satellite view of the Greater Buenos Aires area, and the Río de la Plata.
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
Heavy rain and thunderstorm in Plaza San Martin. Thunderstorms are usual during the summer.
The Buenos Aires City Hall in the right corner of the entrance to the Avenida de Mayo
Metropolitan Police of Buenos Aires City
The Immigrants' Hotel, constructed in 1906, received and assisted the thousands of immigrants arriving to the city. The hotel is now a National Museum.
Villa 31, a villa miseria in Buenos Aires
The Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in the city.
The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the main stock exchange and financial center of Argentina.
Headquarters of the National Bank of Argentina, the national bank and the largest in the country's banking sector.
Buenos Aires Bus, the city's tourist bus service. The official estimate is that the bus carries between 700 and 800 passengers per day, and has carried half a million passengers since its opening.
Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina in the neighborhood of Palermo
The Centro Cultural Kirchner (Kirchner Cultural Center), located at the former Central Post Office, is the largest of Latin America.
Homage to Buenos Aires, a mural located at the Carlos Gardel station of the Buenos Aires Underground. It represents a typical scene from the city and several of its icons, such as singer Carlos Gardel, the Obelisco, the port, tango dancing and the Abasto market.
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art.
The interior of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a celebrated bookstore located in the barrio of Recoleta.
Tango dancers during the World tango dance tournament.
The Buenos Aires Philharmonic.
Gaumont Cinema opened in 1912.
A screening at Parque Centenario, as part of the 2011 edition of BAFICI
A fashion show at the Planetarium in 2013, as part of BAFWEEK.
View of Bolívar Street facing the Cabildo and Diagonal Norte, on Buenos Aires' historical center. The city's characteristic convergence of diverse architectural styles can be seen, including Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts and modernist architecture.
Teatro Colón.
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, a public high school in Buenos Aires, and it is one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America.
University of Buenos Aires' Law School in Recoleta
July 9 Avenue
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
A Mitre Line Trenes Argentinos train in Retiro railway station
Map of the Greater Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network
200 Series rolling stock at San José de Flores station, Buenos Aires Underground.
Buenos Aires Underground map
Metrobus, Paseo del Bajo.
Buquebus high-speed ferries connect Buenos Aires to Uruguay
Campo Argentino de Polo, home of the Argentine Open Polo Championship, the most important global event of this discipline
La Bombonera during a night game of Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors v. Colo Colo.
Luna Park

Retiro is a barrio or neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

- Retiro, Buenos Aires

Plaza San Martín is a park located in the city's neighborhood of Retiro. Situated at the northern end of pedestrianized Florida Street, the park is bounded by Libertador Ave. (N), Maipú St. (W), Santa Fe Avenue (S), and Leandro Alem Av. (E).

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Avenida del Libertador (Buenos Aires)

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Approximate route
The avenue in 1936
The avenue in Olivos, Greater Buenos Aires
Prourban tower
Patio Bullrich
National Museum of Fine Arts
National Library
Argentine Automobile Club building
National Museum of Decorative Arts
Monument to the Carta Magna
Bosch Palace
Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo
National Atomic Energy Commission

Avenida del Libertador is one of the principal thoroughfares in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in points north, extending 25 km from the Retiro District of Buenos Aires (where it continues as Avenida Leandro N. Alem) to the northern suburb of San Fernando.

Recoleta, Buenos Aires

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Southwestward view of Recoleta in 2014, overlooking Floralis Genérica and the National Library.
Recoleta Plaza in 1867: the Recoleta Cemetery and the Church of Nuestra Señora del Pilar.
The Recoleta railway station in 1904. The rail line would be later deactivated and the station demolished.
Church of Nuestra Señora del Pilar.
Recoleta Cemetery.
The National Library of Argentina
Calle Junín, at the heart of the Recoleta neighborhood
Palacio Duhau.
Dr. Ricardo Gutiérrez Children’s Hospital.
View of the northern portion of Plaza Francia
Buenos Aires Design Centre
"La Biela" Café-Bar on the corner of Quintana and Ortiz, is a place that represents the area well.
Libertador Avenue
Chapel of the Centro Cultural Recoleta
Nuestra Señora del Pilar Church
Recoleta Cemetery
Las Heras Avenue
Callao Avenue
The Pizzurno Palace (Ministry of Education)
Alvear Palace Hotel
La Biela Café
National Library
Monument to Bartolomé Mitre
Monument to Guillermo Rawson
Faculty of Engineering (Las Heras Ave. branch)
Plaza San Martín de Tours
Monument to General Carlos M. de Alvear

Recoleta is a barrio or neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, located in the northern part of the city, by the Río de la Plata.

Neighboring communities are Retiro to the southeast, San Nicolás, Balvanera and Almagro to the south, and Palermo to the northwest, and the River Plate to the northeast.

Bird's-eye view of Plaza San Martín in 2018.

Plaza San Martín (Buenos Aires)

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Bird's-eye view of Plaza San Martín in 2018.
Plaza San Martín's great Ombú tree
View of Plaza San Martín in 1920, when the Argentine Pavilion (left) still graced the park as an art museum
Monument to José de San Martín, the plaza namesake.
Monumento a los caídos en Malvinas (Monument for the fallen in the Falklands War) is located in Plaza San Martin

Plaza San Martín (English: San Martín Square) is a park located in the Retiro neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Santa Fe Avenue between Maipú and Esmeralda Streets.

Avenida Santa Fe

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Santa Fe Avenue between Maipú and Esmeralda Streets.
Location of Santa Fe Avenue in Buenos Aires.
Eastbound on Santa Fe, past Callao Avenue.

Avenida Santa Fe is one of the principal thoroughfares in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The artery is essential to the imaginary axis of Barrio Norte in Buenos Aires, comprising the areas influenced by the route of the avenue through Retiro, Recoleta and Palermo neighborhoods, it is considered one of the main shopping and strolling areas of the city, its many boutiques range from elegant to edgy, which has led it to be dubbed the 'Avenue of Fashion'.

Buenos Aires Underground

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The Le Tellier aerial tramway was an early proposed alternative to the existing tramway system (1889).
Vice president Victorino de la Plaza opening Line A (1913)
Construction of Line A under the Avenida de Mayo (1912)
In its early days, Line A continued on above ground (1913).
Entrance to Diagonal Norte station on Line C (1936)
Inside a Line B Metropolitan Cammell car, circa 1938
Evolution of the network from 1913 to 2015.
Bolívar station on Line E was opened in 1966.
Echeverría station is one of the most recent additions to the network.
Tram by Argentine company Materfer.
Line B rolling stock running aboveground on the Urquiza Line
Alberti Norte station on Line A, closed in 1953.
New line H and extensions to other lines are under construction.
The future network as outlined in Law 670
The PETERS 3 layout was the one recommended in the study.
A "digital space" at Plaza Italia station, which also features the new matte signs.
A UEC Preston car inside the Polvorín Workshop. These were used from 1913 to 1977.
Refurbishment of La Brugeoise cars for public display began in 2013.
One of the exhibits at Congreso de Tucumán on line D. Note the glass encasings along the walls where the busts are exhibited.
A mural undergoing restoration at 9 de Julio station.
A modern mural at Venezuela station on line H.
Graffiti before and after removal on a 100 Series car.

The Buenos Aires Underground (Subterráneo de Buenos Aires), locally known as Subte (, from subterráneo – 'underground' or 'subterranean'), is a rapid transit system that serves the area of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Line G will connect Retiro and Caballito/Villa Crespo; 12.5 km long with 15 new stations.

Aerial view of the avenue facing north, featuring the Ministry of Public Works Building in the left and the Obelisk far in the back.

Avenida 9 de Julio

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Aerial view of the avenue facing north, featuring the Ministry of Public Works Building in the left and the Obelisk far in the back.
The avenue and obelisk on their 1937 inaugural.
The avenue in 2007.
9 de Julio in Buenos Aires.
Panoramic view in the 30s
Fountain at the intersection with Cordoba Avenue. Behind it, the former headquarters of FIAT Argentina
Avenida 9 de Julio at night
Avenida 9 de Julio and the obelisk

July 9 Avenue (Spanish: Avenida 9 de Julio) is a major thoroughfare in the city centre of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The avenue runs around 3 km to the west of the Río de la Plata waterfront, from the Retiro district in the north to Constitución station in the south.

Aerial view of the Retiro Mitre (center) and Retiro Belgrano (right); the platforms of Retiro San Martín are visible at the far right

Retiro railway station

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Aerial view of the Retiro Mitre (center) and Retiro Belgrano (right); the platforms of Retiro San Martín are visible at the far right
San Martín
San Martín

Retiro is the name of a railway station complex in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that includes three main terminal train stations (Retiro-Mitre, Retiro-Belgrano and Retiro-San Martín) and two terminal subway stations (Retiro of Line C and Retiro of Line E).

The complex is named after the neighborhood where it is located, Retiro.

Kavanagh Building seen from Plaza San Martín

Kavanagh building

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Kavanagh Building seen from Plaza San Martín
View of the houses where the Kavanagh would later be built, 1926.
The center of Buenos Aires in 1936, with the Kavanagh Building in the lower left corner.

The Kavanagh Building (Edificio Kavanagh) is a famed skyscraper in Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Córdoba Avenue

Avenida Córdoba

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Córdoba Avenue
Location of Córdoba Avenue in Buenos Aires.
The avenue along the Galerías Pacífico shopping centre
Microsoft and Alas buildings
Naval Officers' Association
Bencich Building
Fountain and the former FIAT building
Palacio de Aguas Corrientes

Córdoba Avenue is one of the principal thoroughfares in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

At its outset, it separates Retiro to the north from San Nicolás and, further west, from Balvanera.

Buenos Aires Central Business District

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Near the corner of Florida street and the Diagonal Norte thoroughfare, featuring several styles of architecture.
A representative image of pedestrians at the Microcentro
The Avenida Leandro N. Alem in Retiro, featuring the Catalinas Norte business complex.
Aerial view of the city's historical centre, in the borough of Monserrat.
High-rise buildings in Puerto Madero.

The Buenos Aires Central Business District is the main commercial centre of Buenos Aires, Argentina, though not an official city ward.

While the barrios of Puerto Madero and Retiro house important business complexes and modern high-rise architecture, the area traditionally known as Microcentro (Spanish: Microcenter) is located within San Nicolás and Monserrat, roughly coinciding with the area around the historic center of the Plaza de Mayo.