Palais de Glace

Local namePalais de Glace
LocationRecoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Palais de Glace is a rumeno style Belle Époque building in the Recoleta neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, located at 1430 Posadas street. Modelled on the Palais des Glaces in Paris, the building was designed by J. L. Ruiz Basadre and inaugurated in 1911 as an ice skating rink and social club.

The circular ice rink occupied a central room around which were arranged theatre-style boxes and rooms for social gatherings. The refrigeration plant was housed in the basement and on the first floor was a balcony, a cafe and organ. The building has a domed roof with a large central skylight which provided natural light for the skating rink below.As ice skating became less fashionable in the following decade, and tango gained increasing social acceptance, the Palais de Glace was converted into an elegant dance hall and played an important role in the promotion of…

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Recoleta Afternoon Walking Tour from 38 USD

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Phone +54 11 4343-8167

Coordinates -34°35'8.424" N -58°23'21.84" E

Tours and activities: Palais de Glace

Recoleta Afternoon Walking Tour

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