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We couldn't get it despite the fact that they run tours inside, but as an Architecture lover, I have to say that this is one of the most amazing buildings in the city. Apparently the glazed bricks and ceramics were brought in from the UK,...More
Cool little historical building with it’s gorgeous facades. It’s the city publicl water dept plus customer service and office building with a can’t miss small iMusuem upstairs. Well worth a visit and to free!
Try to get a tour inside this building, so you get to understand the history behind it.
It used to be the water holding tank for big part of the city. Since it was located in a posh area, the neighbors demanded a good looking...More
This building is one of the most beautiful buildings in Buenos Aires. It is only a couple blocks away from my university... and after having seen it a zillon times, I still love it :-) The first time I saw it I was a little...More
Palacio de Aguas Corrientes
Better known as Water Company Palace, Palacio de Aguas Corrientes (Palace of Flowing Waters) is a magnificent and grand building, built in 1877-1894 as water pumping station on Cordoba Avenue, Buenos Aires, Argentine. Palacio de Aguas Corrientes still houses some offices...More
I have never appreciated piping so much in my life! We went on a guided tour of this museum. If you do not understand Spanish, you will miss a lot. The tour was very interesting including the history of Buenos Aires sanitation and water. The...More
albert436's question about men's hats got me to thinking about where I picked up a hat some years ago and reminded me of our recent visit and pulling our car over to the curb on Avenida Cordoba in Balvanera to gasp once again at the eternal beauty and architectural magnificence of the Palacio de Aguas Corrientes (Palace of Flowing Waters) - an old water pumping station that takes up an entire city block and is a French renaissance-designed structure of epic proportions. Stunning. Inspiring....More
February 23, 2012|
Hi Elfdoug! Totally agree! The Palacio de Aguas Corrientes must be one of the most beautiful buildings in Buenos Aires. I also love the Palacio Estrugamou on Esmeralda and Juncal - always wanted to pretend that I wanted to rent a place there to be able to get in and see it from the inside. The Edificio Bencich on Cordoba & Esmeralda is breathtaking as well. I have been to one of the apartments there and it was stunning. Maybe one day I'll make enough to live in one of these...More