24) Sede del Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
25) Casa de la Cultura (Edificio Diario La Prensa)
26) Café Tortoni
27) Estación Perú de Subterráneo
28) Teatro Avenida
29) Bar los 36 Billares
30) Antiguo Hotel Majestic
31) Edificio Barolo
32) Plaza del Congreso
33) Congreso de la Nación
The Avenida de Mayo was inaugurated in 1894, during the urban changes that occurred in the city with the aim of demonstrating the economic strength of the country at that time. This wide avenue, located in the neighborhood of Monserrat, begins on Bolivar Street and its stroke, from east to west, runs between Hipólito Yrigoyen and Rivadavia Avenue. His ten blocks long, join the Casa Rosada (home of the National Executive Power) with the Congress (seat of the National Legislature), and on their way home the historic Plaza de Mayo.
It was the first boulevard in Buenos Aires and the backbone of historical and civic center of the city. Born opulent and majestic and transformed over time into a symbol of Argentine-Spanish relations. Zarzuela theaters, cafes similar to those in Madrid, literary associations and night clubs located along it are testimony to the influence of Spanish immigration in the city “porteña”.
It was the first Avenue of the Republic and in South America. Soon, it became the most emblematic avenue of the City given the quality and homogeneity of the buildings and its urban design. With its notable bars and wonderful buildings was meeting place of the characters of culture and art scene and all social events, during the first decades of the twentieth century.
Currently is a reference and symbol, both nationally and globally, therefore, a decree of the Executive Power declares it as a National Historic Site, which means that nobody can alter the facades of the buildings and put ads or canopies. Anything that changes the structures must be approved by the National Committee on Monuments and Sites.