A report on Buenos Aires

Our Lady of Buen Aire in front of the National Migration Department
Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580. The initial settlement, founded by Pedro de Mendoza, had been abandoned since 1542.
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.
Emeric Essex Vidal, General view of Buenos Ayres from the Plaza de Toros, 1820. In this area now lies the Plaza San Martín.
Impression of the Buenos Aires Cathedral by Carlos Pellegrini, 1829.
View of the Avenida de Mayo in 1915
Construction of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires on the 9 de Julio Avenue, 1936.
9 de Julio Avenue, 1986.
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

Capital and primate city of Argentina.

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Boca Juniors

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The first recorded photo of Boca Juniors taken in 1906, after winning the Liga Central championship
Some jerseys exhibited at "The Passion for Boca Juniors Museum".
The first jerseys used by the team in the 1900s.
La Bombonera, Boca Juniors' current venue
Official grandstand of Estadio Ministro Brin y Senguel, where Boca Juniors played from 1916 to 1924
The Boca Juniors stadium in Brandsen and Del Crucero, inaugurated in 1924. It was later demolished to build La Bombonera, in the same place
Boca Juniors' supporters displaying their flags at La Bombonera (north side), 2009
Boca Juniors supporters during a night Copa Libertadores game v. Pumas
Martín Palermo is the all-time top scorer with 236 goals in 404 matches.
Roberto Mouzo, Boca Juniors' most capped player
Boca Juniors themed street vendor in La Boca
Pedro Calomino scored 97 goals during his career.
Ramón Muttis played for Boca between 1923 and 1932.
Américo Tesoriere played also for Argentina in the 1920s.
Ludovico Bidoglio made 209 appearances and played 10 years for the club.
Roberto Cherro is the 2nd. all-time top scorer with 213 goals in 292 matches.
Francisco Varallo, the 3rd. all-time top scorer with 181 goals.
Delfín Benítez Cáceres scored 162 goals in 8 years playing for the Xeneize.
Natalio Pescia played 347 matches in 14 years at the club.
Ernesto Lazzatti played 379 games for Boca Juniors.
Carlos Sosa played 294 matches in the 1940s.
Antonio Rattín in 15 years with Boca Juniors played 352 matches.
Angel Rojas played from 1963 to 1971 becoming one of the greatest idols.
Antonio Roma played 12 years for the club with 313 appearances.
Silvio Marzolini played 387 games from 1960 to 1972.
Hugo Gatti is the 2nd. all-time most capped player.
Diego Maradona finished his professional career with Boca Juniors in 1997.
Carlos Navarro Montoya played 397 games in 8 years with the club.
Román Riquelme won 11 official titles with the team.
Sebastián Battaglia, the most winning player with 18 titles.

Club Atlético Boca Juniors is an Argentine sports club headquartered in La Boca, a neighbourhood of Buenos Aires.

Flores, Buenos Aires

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Bidegain Stadium, home of the San Lorenzo de Almagro football team
Flores Railway Station, scene of the 2011 Flores rail crash
Marcó del Pont Cultural Center
Plaza Pueyrredón

Flores is a middle-class barrio or district in the center part of Buenos Aires city, Argentina.

View of the park's Rose Garden Lake.

Parque Tres de Febrero

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View of the park's Rose Garden Lake.
The rose garden.
The City Planetarium.
Zoo entrance.

Parque Tres de Febrero, popularly known as Bosques de Palermo (Palermo Woods), is an urban park of approximately 400 hectares (about 989 acres) located in the neighborhood of Palermo in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1951 Pan American Games

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River Plate stadium (venue for athletics competitions) during the closing ceremony

The 1951 Pan American Games (the I Pan American Games) were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina between February 25 and March 9, 1951.

Puerto Madero

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Barrio of Buenos Aires in Argentina in the central business district, occupying a significant portion of the Río de la Plata riverbank and representing the latest architectural trends.

Barrio of Buenos Aires in Argentina in the central business district, occupying a significant portion of the Río de la Plata riverbank and representing the latest architectural trends.

The construction of "dique 2", 1891.
Dock 1 of Puerto Madero in 1999
Puerto Madero at night
Panorama of Puerto Madero. The Puente de la Mujer can be seen in the background, the original warehouses at right and high-rise buildings at left.
From another angle and sunset. You can see the renovations and restorations of buildings on the coastline.
High-rise condominium towers along Dock 3
Some towers located in the east of the port
Yacht Towers under construction along Dock 4
Edward Taylor's pier, a city landmark from 1855 until the docks' development
The Buenos Aires Harbor around 1915
Partial view of Buenos Aires Harbor
Central Train Station is now part of Puerto Madero
Puerto Madero from Buenos Aires Ecological Reserve
Hilton Hotel and River View Towers behind the Yacht Club
Libertador Building, the Argentine Ministry of Defense
Corvette Uruguay
Frigate Presidente Sarmiento
Santiago Calatrava's "Woman's Bridge"
Madero Center
Faena Arts Center

From its inception, the city of Buenos Aires had a problem accommodating large cargo ships, as per Puerto La Boca, because the shallow river did not allow for direct docking.

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.

Main façade as seen from Plaza de Mayo

Casa Rosada

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Office of the president of Argentina.

Office of the president of Argentina.

Main façade as seen from Plaza de Mayo
The President's office
Christ the King Chapel
The Stained Glass Gallery
The Hall of Busts
The Palm Tree Patio
The Salón Blanco
The Salón Blanco
The North Hall
The South Hall
Hall of Argentine Bicentennial Women
Hall of Bicentennial Patriots of Latin America
Hall of Bicentennial Thinkers and Writers
Hall of Argentine Bicentennial Scientists
Hall of Argentine Bicentennial Painters and Paintings (Blue Hall)
Presidential elevator
Francia Stairs of Honour
Italia Stairs of Honour
Hall of Honour
Entrance on Rivadavia Street
The presidential balcony
Monument to Christopher Columbus, behind the Casa Rosada. This monument was removed and placed near Jorge Newbery Airfield.
The Italianate portico
View of the north wing and the porte-cochère
Casa Rosada (center) in 1888
Casa Rosada (1876)
View from the river (1920), with fountain where now is Plaza Colon

The characteristic color of the Casa Rosada is baby pink, and is considered one of the most emblematic buildings in Buenos Aires.

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.

Eduardo Madero

Eduardo Madero

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Argentine merchant, banker and developer.

Argentine merchant, banker and developer.

Eduardo Madero

Eduardo Madero was born in Buenos Aires, in 1823, to a family of farmers.

Civilian casualties after the massacre

Bombing of Plaza de Mayo

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Civilian casualties after the massacre
Bullet-ridden outer wall of the Ministry of Economy, pictured in 2009.

The Bombing of Plaza de Mayo was a massacre which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 16 June 1955.