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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It’s construction took only 14 months and was commissioned in 1934 by Corina Kavanagh, a millionaire of Irish descent who sold two ranches at the age of 39 to erect her own skyscraper. Corina Kavanagh lived for many years on the 14th floor in the...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Kavanagh Building: The exquisite, imposing Kavanagh Building was at the time of its construction (1936) the tallest skyscraper in Latin America and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998. But the building also tells a story of forbidden love and subsequent revenge of...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Certainly an interesting building. Has some cool history to it. It is not the most beautiful of buildings that BA has to offer, but still a special one in it's own right. Worth checking out, but I am not sure if I would 100% go...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

We were lucky enough to stay in one of the apartments, which is pretty much the only way to get inside, so were therefore able to see inside. This is a very cool building and very well built. The apartments are amazing, and huge, with...More

Thank brentling
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

This is an old building which was the tallest building long time back .This is a building not a tourist attraction now.You will see it on your tours of the city.

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

While this was probably part of one of the more interesting stops on the free walking tour it's a pretty forgettable story and building. Only my wife's maiden name made this at all interesting for us. Thanks for reading. If you found this helpful I'll...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

This building resembles a hand gesture that insults someone. This building was built to cover the church behind it.

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

According to urban legend, Corina Kavanagh represented "new money" and fell in love with a wealthy, aristocratic son from the Anchorena family. The Anchorena family had built a private church that they could view from their palace, but had planned on building a newer mansion...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Long time back I was lucky to know inside my friend apartment ,the view is great,elevator fast ,and much confort.for many years it was the more high building in South America.

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Reviewed May 4, 2016

Very beautiful building that is now an apartment building. We saw it while walking toward the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes on Liberator Avenue. I was told it was not open for tours. You see it on the left as you are walking from The...More

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Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings
combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to
make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to
and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
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