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Edificio Kavanagh

Florida #1065
Buenos Aires AR-C Argentina

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1934
  Finished1936
Floor Count30
Basement Floors1
Floor Area25,800 m²
Units / Rooms102
Building Uses
 - residential
 - observation
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - streamline moderne
Materials
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire395 ftworldartdeco.blogspot.com.ar/2009/02/edificio-kavanagh-buenos-aires-1933.html
Roof361 ft-"-

Description
- Architects: Sánchez, Lagos, De la Torre

- Developer/Investor: Corina Kavanagh

- Upon its completion, this was the tallest building in Latin America.

- This was the tallest reinforced concrete building in the world when built.

- The investor, Corina Kavanagh, had to invest all she'd inherited to get this skyscraper built.

- The roof contains an outdoor/open-air observation area.

- The tower contains 10 storefronts on the ground floor.

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