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  Edifício Martinelli  
(São Paulo, São Paulo)
Brazil > São Paulo > Sao Paulo > Edifício Martinelli

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"Nice Place "

A good place to see the city. But not the tallest. Surprisingly, they don't charge any fee for the entry. However, you may have to be in a queue to get access. The space on top is limited. So, it is recommended for a short visit.

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Martinelli Building

Martinelli Building , with 30 floors, was the first skyscraper in Brazil. It is located in São Paulo.

The construction of the building began in 1922 and it was inaugurated in 1929 with 12 floors. The construction of the building followed until 1934. The work ended when the building had 30 floors . The building was designed by Italian Brazilian entrepreneur Giuseppe Martinelli. It was the tallest building in Latin America at time that was inaugurated.

The building was completely remodeled by Mayor Olavo Setúbal in 1975. It was remodeled again in 1979. Today, the building houses the Departments of Municipal Housing and planning, companies Emurb and Cohab-SP, the headquarters of the Association of Banks of SP, and several shops in the ground floor of the building.


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