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Quilmeño89
Mar 2, 2013, 12:55 AM
Official sources: Official Report of Comisión Nacional de Monumento, 26 July 1953. Can be seen here: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=45650057&postcount=22

Building Name: Monumento al Descamisado
Address: Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, at the height of the current Plaza de las Naciones Unidas.
City: Buenos Aires
Postal Code: 1425
State/Province: Buenos Aires
Country: Argentina


• Architect: Leone Tommasi
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words):

• This monument was build in honor of Eva Peron, and was to contain his tomb.
• Construction began in 1955 and stopped the same year, due to the overthrow of President Perón, who had proposed. After that, the work was destroyed and dynamited.
• The 16 statues of the pedestal, were beheaded and thrown into the Riachuelo. Some were rescued.


Heights--
- Spire: 137m Official Report of Comisión Nacional de Monumento, 26 July 1953. Can be seen here: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=45650057&postcount=22
- Statue height: 60m Official Report of Comisión Nacional de Monumento, 26 July 1953. Can be seen here: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=45650057&postcount=22
- Top of pedestal: 77m Official Report of Comisión Nacional de Monumento, 26 July 1953. Can be seen here: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=45650057&postcount=22
- Base diameter: 100m Official Report of Comisión Nacional de Monumento, 26 July 1953. Can be seen here: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=45650057&postcount=22
- Pedestal statues height: 5m (16 statues)

Weights--
- Total weight: 43000 tons Official Report of Comisión Nacional de Monumento, 26 July 1953. Can be seen here: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=45650057&postcount=22
- Weight of the statue (with platform): 4000 tons Official Report of Comisión Nacional de Monumento, 26 July 1953. Can be seen here: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=45650057&postcount=22

Current Building Status: Cancelled


Construction Dates--
- started: 1955
- finished: Construction was stopped in 1955, with the overthrow of President Perón. After that, the work was dynamited.

Elevator count: 14

Structure Type(s): Statue
Building Use(s): Tomb, Monument, Museum, Observation
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Concrete


I have already done the drawing.

Artemco
Mar 2, 2013, 5:54 AM
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