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The Height of Poverty / El rancho mas alto del mundo

The Height of Poverty / El rancho mas alto del mundo

Financial Center also known as CORPOLAGO Confinanzas or tower of David (in honor of David Brillembourg) is the third tallest skyscraper in Venezuela (the two highest are the Twin Towers of Central Park).

Corpolago is the eighth tallest skyscraper in Latin America. It has 46 floors and 190 m in an area of ​​121,741.00 ft building, located at Avenida Andres Bello in San Bernardino urbanization of the financial center of Caracas, Venezuela.
Since 2001, this business center is on auction by the order of $ 60 million. However, in 2005 the Mayor of Caracas and Fogade studied the possibility of recovering the financial center, to award the spaces of the main tower to the ministries which submitted requests for the award of final sites. It is estimated that the cost of this investment is calculated by the order of 35 billion bolívares.
It's been 7 years since the decision to auction the financial package. However, none of the agencies have sought to use the complex. Currently no state intervention and every day by the same neglect has deteriorated.
In February 2008, because of housing shortage in Venezuela, particularly in the Greater Caracas, groups of people began the invasion of the tower. While there is still no government response, by the fate of this common good, never opened.


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Comment by Félix León on March 2, 2012 at 3:24pm

Thanks Yaffa

Comment by yaffa dollev on March 2, 2012 at 11:51am

Good shot!

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