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.
MALBA
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
EcoBici.
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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Autonomous city

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Type of autonomous administrative division.

Type of autonomous administrative division.

The 1994 amendment of the Argentine Constitution granted Buenos Aires city, previously in the Federal District of Argentina, the status of autonomous city, and changed its formal name to Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

The entrance of the zoo in the corner of Avenida Sarmiento and Avenida del Libertador, circa 1890s

Buenos Aires Eco-Park (formerly Zoo)

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The entrance of the zoo in the corner of Avenida Sarmiento and Avenida del Libertador, circa 1890s
Former Zoo logo, used until 2016
The "Palace of the Elephants", inspired by a Hindu temple architecture, as seen in 1904
El Eco by Lola Mora
Arc on Las Heras Avenue
Swan Lake
Bridge
Byzantine ruins brought from Trieste
Palace of the Elephants
Fuente Anchorena
A couple at the zoo in 1911
Giraffe
Bears House
Sculpture by André-César Vermare
Parrots pavilion

The Buenos Aires Eco Park (Ecoparque de Buenos Aires) is a 45 acre park in the Palermo district of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Martín Tow showing television transmission equipment to President Edelmiro Farrell and Vice President Juan Perón in 1944.

Television in Argentina

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One of the major mass media of Argentina.

One of the major mass media of Argentina.

Martín Tow showing television transmission equipment to President Edelmiro Farrell and Vice President Juan Perón in 1944.
In the early '60s, variety show El Club del Clan aired on Canal 13 on Saturday nights, becoming a success and turning Palito Ortega, Violeta Rivas and Raúl Lavié into stars, among others.
Being on the air since June 3, 1968, Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand (hosted by Mirtha Legrand, in the picture) has become Argentina's second longest-running show and one of the most popular since its premiere.
Hosted by Marcelo Tinelli, Showmatch has been the most watched show ten times since 2005.
Satellite transmitters from Televisión Pública in Buenos Aires.

During the same year, on June 9, Canal 9 launched on Buenos Aires under the Compañía Argentina de Televisión S.A. or Ca-de-te (Argentine Company of Television), linked to the Argentine film studio Emelco and with financial support from NBC.

Del Parque station built in 1857, later closed in 1883.

Rail transport in Argentina

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The Argentine railway network consisted of a 47000 km network at the end of the Second World War and was, in its time, one of the most extensive and prosperous in the world.

The Argentine railway network consisted of a 47000 km network at the end of the Second World War and was, in its time, one of the most extensive and prosperous in the world.

Del Parque station built in 1857, later closed in 1883.
Advertisement for the Central Argentine Railway (1913).
Interior of Retiro railway station, then the central terminal of the Central Argentine Railway (1915).
Steam locomotive in Puerto Deseado, Santa Cruz Province (c.1920).
During the privatisation period, rail infrastructure deteriorated drastically.
The Once rail disaster left 49 dead and prompted calls for re-nationalisation.
Florencio Randazzo overseeing construction near Chascomús.
A Mitre Line electric rolling stock.
Map of the Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network.
Constitución, second busiest rail station in the country.
A San Martín Line CSR SDD7 diesel-electric locomotive.
A tram running in Buenos Aires (c.1947).
Anchorena station on the Tren de la Costa light rail line.
An electric commuter rail train crossing a bridge over the Matanza River.
The new Roca Line EMUs are like those used on other lines, but using overhead lines instead of third rail.
La Plata railway station
Passengers boarding a Siemens–Duewag U2 in Mendoza.
A Materfer CMM 400-2 DMU crossing one of the Neuquén-Cipolletti bridges.
Rosario once had a 192 km network of trams.
Buenos Aires commuter rail network with the Red de Expresos Regionales tunnels completed.
Long distance CNR CKD8 passenger train on the General Roca Railway.
Argentina rail passenger services (interactive map)
Staff checking tickets in a pullman class carriage on a long distance train.
Retiro railway station in Buenos Aires.
Historic Tramway in Caballito, Buenos Aires.
Tren de las Sierras.
The Old Patagonian Express crossing the Río Chico.
"Polvorilla" viaduct used by the Tren a las Nubes.
A Nuevo Central Argentino freight train on the General Mitre Railway.
The 1970 accident in Benavídez is the worst in Argentina's history.
Flores railway station, location of the 2011 rail accident.
Exterior of Del Parque station (c.1857-84)
Railway strike on the Buenos Aires Northern Railway, the first British railway in Argentina (c.1904)
Buenos Aires and Pacific Railway train in Palermo (c.1930)
Comodoro Rivadavia Railway train in Patagonia (c.1940)
A Ferrocarriles Patagónicos Ganz DMU in Chubut province (1945)
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Mitre
Roca
Sarmiento
San Martín
Urquiza
Argentine locomotive "La Justicialista" being inaugurated (1952)
Railway workers on the San Martín Line (1969)
Fiat Materfer 7131 units were emblematic of the 1960s
Ferrocarriles Argentinos rolling stock outside Retiro Mitre station (1968)
Ferrocarriles Argentinos poster from the 1970s
Ferrocarriles Argentinos train on the Urquiza Railway (1990)
An Emepa Alerce DMU
Commuter rail rolling stock
A Materfer CMM 400-2 on the Tren del Valle
EMD locomotives are widely used for freight
CNR CKD8 long distance rolling stock
A CSR SDD7 train on the San Martín Line
A Belgrano Sur Line CNR DMU
A Tecnotren railbus

Buenos Aires City's commuter rail provides 1800 trains carrying 1.4 million passengers each business day in the city of Buenos Aires, its suburbs in Greater Buenos Aires and several far-reaching satellite towns.

A weather indicator, designed by José Marcovich and donated by the local Austro-Hungarian community in 1910

Buenos Aires Botanical Garden

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A weather indicator, designed by José Marcovich and donated by the local Austro-Hungarian community in 1910
Roman gardens overseen by Mercury and behind them, Carlos Thays' erstwhile home
Chorisia speciosa (Palo Borracho), also called floss silk tree
Greenhouse.

The Buenos Aires Botanical Garden (official name in Spanish: Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires) is a botanical garden located in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires in Argentina.

The Battle of Vuelta de Obligado, as depicted by François Pierre Barry

Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata

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Five-year-long naval blockade imposed by France and Britain on the Argentine Confederation ruled by Juan Manuel de Rosas.

Five-year-long naval blockade imposed by France and Britain on the Argentine Confederation ruled by Juan Manuel de Rosas.

The Battle of Vuelta de Obligado, as depicted by François Pierre Barry
The Battle of Vuelta de Obligado, as depicted by François Pierre Barry
French and British ships breaking the chains in Obligado.
Battle of Vuelta de Obligado
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner during the celebrations of the Day of National Sovereignty.

It was imposed in 1845 to support the Colorado Party in the Uruguayan Civil War and closed Buenos Aires to naval commerce.

Portrait of Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros

Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros

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Spanish naval officer born in Cartagena.

Spanish naval officer born in Cartagena.

Portrait of Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros
Portrait of Pedro Murillo, by Joaquín Pinto.
The open cabildo of 22 May.

The popular unrest in Buenos Aires did not allow that, so he resigned.

The Buenos Aires Customs House

Buenos Aires Customs

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The Buenos Aires Customs House
View of the Customs Building in 1910.

The Buenos Aires Customs House (Aduana) is a government building and architectural landmark in the Montserrat section of Buenos Aires.

Cacciatore in 1982.

Osvaldo Cacciatore

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Argentine Air Force brigadier and Mayor of Buenos Aires during the National Reorganization Process military dictatorship.

Argentine Air Force brigadier and Mayor of Buenos Aires during the National Reorganization Process military dictatorship.

Cacciatore in 1982.
The planned network of freeways approved by Cacciatore in 1976 - five were ultimately built.
Plaza Houssay, along Córdoba Avenue, was one of numerous such public squares developed or remodeled during Cacciatore's tenure.

His management at the head of the city of Buenos Aires was controversial for the works he carried out and for those that would only remain as proposals.

Supreme Court of Argentina

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Highest court of law of the Argentine Republic.

Highest court of law of the Argentine Republic.

The Palace of Justice, site of the Supreme Court.
Justice, by Rogelio Yrurtia

The Supreme Court of Argentina is headquartered in the Palacio de Justicia, in the Buenos Aires neighbourhood of San Nicolás (the surrounding area is commonly known as "Tribunales" due to the palace's location).