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Proletariat Monument
Monumento al Descamisado

Av. Figueroa Alcorta
Buenos Aires DF Argentina

Construction Dates
  Intended completion date1955
Floor Count14
Building Uses
 - monument
 - museum
 - observation
Structural Types
 - statue
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire449 ft
Pedestal253 ft
Pedestal statues16 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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