Chalet in Height


Once you have seen it you can’t avoid pondering who came up with such a weird idea.

The French style building on top of which this house is built belonged to the furniture company Muebles Díaz.

In the summer of 1926, Mr. Díaz saw a villa in Mar del Plata, which he liked very much so he decided to reproduce it on the roof of his building.

What Mr. Diaz used this house for? As he lived in Banfield, a district in the outskirts of the city where naps are a widespread custom, every day he would take take a nap in “his little house on the Roof.”

Time passed by and the appearance of the Avenue changed completely, but we still can be surprised by this eccentricity.

If you have not seen it yet, you can find it looking up at the intersection of Corrientes and Cerrito streets.

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