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Edificio Kavanagh

Florida 1065, Retiro | Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Florida 1065, Retiro | Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 1 May 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

Thank dskid
Reviewed 6 January 2017

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

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 28 August 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

1  Thank hrs314
Reviewed 13 August 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.

Thank sailingalongto
Reviewed 4 May 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

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Situated on the bank of gorgeous San Martin square (the city's downtown), this building marked a feat of architecture and engineering. Guided visits are also available to admire this skyscraper from the interior.

Thank Emanuele C
Reviewed 25 March 2016

In its heyday this was a Buenos Aires skyscraper, and the interesting shape of this building is still worth a look today.

Thank wherehaveinotbeenyet
Reviewed 19 December 2015

A symbol of past architecture, the Kavanagh its a big part of the Buenos Aires Heritage. Easy to spot from San Martin Park, its a must place to see if you do one of the many walking circuits within the downtown. In the past, there...More

2  Thank RMartinSDXB
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Worth taking a look at if in the area at the design of this building. It's very close to the main downtown area and the Retiro area which houses several transport terminals. Good to see.

Thank Reservarlden
Reviewed 15 May 2015

It´s right in front of Plaza San Martín and Retiro. It used to be the first highest building in Argentina. It has quiet an interesting construction history that you can ask for at the information center at the corner of the building. Very nice to...More

Thank Sofia C
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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