America Building Architecture, Havana . Cuba
- Galiano y Neptuno. Havana City. Cuba
- Destination: Havana
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The building constructed for Mr. Antonio Rodriguez Vazquez, in the corner of Galiano and Neptuno 188 500 years of construction in Cuba Lopez Serrano Building Building America opened on March 29, 1941 and was designed by the architects Pascual Martínez Campos and Fernando de Rojas, who used the art deco in its construction. It comprised 67 apartments for rent and two large theaters, America up to 1.800 spectators in his vast living room of 29 meters of light, reminiscent of the Radio City Hall and the Radio Music Cinema, which was already in place. In the basement, in the same corner, also built a great restaurant with its corresponding local cuisine and some commerce. The building at the time was one of the higher Cuba with ten floors and two in the tower.
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America Building is located in Havana
Capital of Cuba and the country's administrative, political, cultural and scientific center, it is also the capital of two provinces: City of Havana and Havana. Though only around 280 square miles (727 square kilometers) in size-0.65 percent of the archipelago's total area.
The Old Havana and system of forts led UNESCO to declare it a part of world heritage in 1982. Founded on its present site in 1519, the settlement of San Cristobal de La Habana prospered mainly due to its bay, which was a natural port of call for ships sailing to and from the New World. Starting in 1634, because of its strategic location, San Cristobal de La Habana was considered the key to the New World-as attested to by royal letters patent-and the main defense of the West Indies.
The Cuban capital consists of an immense number of buildings in a wide range of architectural styles, built in the course of nearly five centuries. These styles range from the pre-baroque to the baroque, neo-Gothic, neoclassical, eclectic, art noveau and art-deco, to the modern.
Alejo Carpentier, one of Cuba's most famous authors, called it "the city of columns" and focused attention on its streets, which he considered a perennially rich show of life, humanity and contrasts that was bound to entertain any observer.
Over 14 kilometers of excellent beaches lie to the east of the Cuban capital. To the south, a green belt contributes to a healthful atmosphere.
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