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Monumento al Descamisado
|Av. Figueroa Alcorta|
Buenos Aires AR-C Argentina
| Intended completion date||1955|
| - monument|
| - museum|
| - observation|
| - statue|
| - concrete, reinforced|
| ||Heights|| ||Value||Source / Comments|| |
|Pedestal statues||16 ft|
• Architect: Leone Tommasi.
• Base diameter: 100 m
• This monument was been built in honor of Eva Peron, and had to contain her tomb.
• Construction began in 1955 and stopped the same year, due to the overthrow of president Perón, who had proposed. After that, the work was destroyed and dynamited.
• The 16 statues of the pedestal were beheaded and thrown into the Riachuelo. Some were rescued.
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