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Edifício Wilson Mendes Caldeira

Praça da Sé
Sao Paulo SP Brazil

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Began1960
  Finished1963
  Destroyed1975
Floor Count29
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof361 ft

Description
• Demolition Company: Controlled Demolition Inc.
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• It was the tallest and first in city concrete building ever demolished by implosion. Its demolition made way for Metrô Subway line Leste-Oeste connection expansion.

• Today, at the site, lies the Praça da Sé Fountain, which sits atop the three-story underground subway station. In this station lines blue Norte-Sul (North-South) cross in different levels with line Orange Leste-Oeste (East-West). The Sé Square was complete reviewed where such building and other lowrises do not exist anymore. Because this Sé station, this is the most frequent people traffic in public movement at city.
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• Info Page: http://www.metro.sp.gov.br/ingles/empresa/historia/tehistoria1_03.shtml

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