Saturday, September 28, 2013

Rua Augusta & Avenida Santo Amaro

Rua Augusta in 1966, modified by artist Jaime Silva Ponciano.
looking up toward Avenida Paulista... 1960s.
Newly-inaugurated the huge Conjunto Nacional building on the corner of Avenida Paulista & rua Augusta; see the tram rails laid on the street; Restaurant Fasano had been moved up from Avenida Sao Luiz; it had a big hall where international stars would perform to selected audiences; Cine Astor was the most modern cinema in town circa 1961.
1 9 6 3 - huge Borba Gato statue where Avenida Santo Amaro forks out to the right and Avenida Adolfo Pinheiro is on the right. 
Avenida Santo Amaro in 1967.

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