Colonial Architecture Project

Photos of European colonial architecture around the world

by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada

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Buenos Aires, Cathedral

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Present cathedral 1754-1771 by Antonio Masella and Manuel Álvarez de Rocha. It replaced structures built 1682-1727, 1667–71, c.1618–c.1621, c.1603–before 1613 and c.1580–c.1593. Andrea Bianchi was architect of the third cathedral.

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