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  3. Architecture Guide to Montevideo: 15 Sites That Every Architect Should Visit

Architecture Guide to Montevideo: 15 Sites That Every Architect Should Visit

  • 08:00 - 19 October, 2017
  • by
  • Translated by Sophie Devine
Architecture Guide to Montevideo: 15 Sites That Every Architect Should Visit
Architecture Guide to Montevideo: 15 Sites That Every Architect Should Visit, via Flickr User: Marcelo Campi Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0
via Flickr User: Marcelo Campi Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0

There are a number of reasons to visit the architecture of Montevideo: the coastal city is the result of a complex interaction of historical factors that provided multiple trends and architectural styles, currently coexisting at par. Its streets and buildings tell the story of its past. 

The city´s architectural sites are easily found walking around Ciudad Vieja (Old Town) or in the renowned Rambla. Below is a list of 15 sites that every architect should know of and visit.

Guía de arquitectura en Montevideo: 15 sitios que todo arquitecto debe conocer

Guía de arquitectura en Montevideo: 15 sitios que todo arquitecto debe conocer

01. Salvo Palace/ Mario Palanti

Address: Avenida 18 de Julio y Plaza Independencia

via Wikipedia User: Rarrillaga86 Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0
via Wikipedia User: Rarrillaga86 Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0

02. Solís Theatre / Carlo Zucchi

Address: Reconquista s/n esquina Bartolomé Mitre

via Wikipedia User: Mverocai Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0
via Wikipedia User: Mverocai Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0

03. Municipal Theatre and Museum of Art History / Mauricio Cravotto

Address: Avenida 18 de Julio y Ejido

via Wikipedia User: Edmundo Rodríguez Prati Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0
via Wikipedia User: Edmundo Rodríguez Prati Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0

04. Port Market

Address: Piedras y Calle Perez Castellano

via Flickr User: mertxe iturrioz Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0
via Flickr User: mertxe iturrioz Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0

05. National Auditorium, Sodre Dra. Adela Reta

AddressAndes y Mercedes

via Wikipedia User: Estudiante1969 Licensed Under CC BY-SA 4.0
via Wikipedia User: Estudiante1969 Licensed Under CC BY-SA 4.0

06. Ciudadela Building / Raúl Sichero y Ernesto Calvo

AddressJuncal 1301

via Wikipedia User: Christian Córdova Licensed Under CC BY 2.0
via Wikipedia User: Christian Córdova Licensed Under CC BY 2.0

07. Verano Ramón Collazo Theatre

AddressRambla Pte. Wilson s/n

via Wikipedia User: NaBUru38 Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0
via Wikipedia User: NaBUru38 Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0

08. Architecture Faculty, Universidad de la República

AddressBulevar General Artigas 1031

via Wikipedia User: EveDirectioner Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0
via Wikipedia User: EveDirectioner Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0

09. National Museum of Visual Arts / Clorindo Testa

via Wikipedia User: Fcr Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0
via Wikipedia User: Fcr Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0

AddressAvenida Tomas Giribaldi 2283

10. Engineering Faculty, Universidad de la República

AddressAve Julio Herrera y Reissig 565

via Wikipedia User: Pedro Felipe Licensed Under CC BY-SA 4.0
via Wikipedia User: Pedro Felipe Licensed Under CC BY-SA 4.0

11. El Indio Building/ Jorge Caprario

AddressLeyenda Patria 2866

via Flickr User: Jimmy Baikovicius Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0
via Flickr User: Jimmy Baikovicius Licensed Under CC BY-SA 2.0

12. Pittamiglio Castle

AddressRambla Mahatma Gandhi 633

via Wikipedia User: Andrea Mazza Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0
via Wikipedia User: Andrea Mazza Licensed Under CC BY-SA 3.0

13. Friendship Park / Marcelo Roux + Gastón Cuña

AddressAvenida Gral. Rivera 3254

Cortesía de Marcelo Roux
Cortesía de Marcelo Roux

14. Panamerican building / Raúl Sichero

AddressAvenida Dr. Luis Alberto de Herrera 1042

via Wikipedia User: Babels Licensed Under CC BY-SA 4.0
via Wikipedia User: Babels Licensed Under CC BY-SA 4.0

15. Urban Environment, Montevideo´s Rambla

Address: A lo largo de la Rambla de Montevideo

via Flickr User: todo tiempo pasado fue mejor Licensed Under CC BY 2.0
via Flickr User: todo tiempo pasado fue mejor Licensed Under CC BY 2.0
Cite: Dejtiar, Fabian. "Architecture Guide to Montevideo: 15 Sites That Every Architect Should Visit" [Guía de arquitectura en Montevideo: 15 sitios que todo arquitecto debe conocer] 19 Oct 2017. ArchDaily. (Trans. Devine, Sophie) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/881189/architecture-guide-to-montevideo-15-sites-that-every-architect-should-visit/> ISSN 0719-8884