Cultural Synopsis - Edifício Altino Arantes

Cultural Synopsis - Edifício Altino Arantes

Edifício Altino Arantes, an Art Déco building on Rua João Brícola, 24, city centre, formerly Prédio do  Banespa has now become Farol Santander and is open to the public. It was built in 1947, first designed by the architect Plinio Botelho do Amaral, but later modeled on the Empire State Building by the Camargo & Mesquita construction company

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Cultural Synopsis

Cultural Synopsis

I sit beside the fire and think of people long ago,

and people who will see a world that I shall never know.    

But all the while I sit and think of times there were before,

I listen for returning feet and voices at the door.                                                                                   

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