Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The Abandoned Buenos Aires Harrods

Department store Harrods on Calle Florida, an elegant pedestrianised shopping street in Buenos Aires
In the early 20th century there was only one other Harrods in the world besides the department store in Knightsbridge, London. Guess what? It was here in Buenos Aires at "Calle Florida", then a very elegant shopping street. The Buenos Aires Harrods, which opened in 1912 in a grand, belle époque building, is closed since 1998.

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