Las Mil Casitas, the Buenos Aires enclave inspired by a Dutch model that has maintained its charm for 100 years

The original plan arose in the 1920s from an idea of Juan Félix Caferatta, a congressman for the province of Córdoba, who proposed the creation of neighborhoods to alleviate housing problems. A municipal ordinance of 1922, under the administration of Carlos Martín Noel, authorized construction on land belonging to the Fürst family. A total of 1760 houses were built.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The housing shortage in Argentina is not a problem of this era. Millions of people today have great problems to have access to decent housing, but 100 years ago something similar happened, when cities did not have the current dimensions and the State had to appear to provide a roof over their heads. Thus, different slums arose in the city of Buenos Aires, each with its own particularities, which are still alive and function as bubbles within a larger neighborhood.

Las Mil Casitas de Liniers emerged in this way. It was built near the General Paz . . .

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