Basílica de Santísimo Sacramento
In the shadow of the Kavanagh building is this French-style church built by the Anchorena family in 1916. Inside, check out the original...
Plaza San Martín
French landscape architect Carlos Thays designed the leafy Plaza San Martín, which is surrounded by some of Buenos Aires’ most...
On an odd triangular block at the corner of Florida and Santa Fe, the neo-Gothic Palacio Haedo was the mansion of the Haedo family at...
This cozy Irish pub sports an intimate and uncrowded atmosphere. A wide range of aged whiskeys, imported liquor, blended cocktails and a...
This traditional corner eatery is something of a neighborhood institution. You’ll find Argentinian comfort food – simple pastas, steaks...
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Edificio Kavanagh information
A feisty Irishwoman funded the construction of this handsome 120m art-deco apartment building, which was the tallest skyscraper in Latin America at the time of its construction in 1935. A local rumor claims that the heiress, vengeful towards another aristocratic family for scorning her daughter, built the structure that high to block light from entering the basilica where her rivals attended Mass every Sunday.