A personal selection of photographs with their stories.
275: Art Déco
Belo Horizonte is a relatively young city with just over a hundred years. The city is inspired by cities such as Chicago and Paris, and its center strongly resembles a large checkerboard. Modern architecture has also influenced the capital of Minas Gerais, and many modern building styles can be found in various attractive buildings in the city center and beyond. Like Art Déco, a principal style of the 1930s, which has some examples in the city. One of them is the Correios building, built in 1936. It appears that a column is supported by three sculpted men, as shown in the picture.
© Adriano Antoine Robbesom 2010, 2017