National Geographic : 1939 Nov
rnotograpn Dy ,1aynara uwen Williams FROM BROAD DIAGONAL NORTE PROMENADERS CONVERGE INTO NARROW, BUT GAY, FLORIDA The official name of the wide thoroughfare is Avenida Roque Saenz Pefia, after the Argentine statesman who was President from 1910 to1914. The sculptured group, center, is a memorial to him. Florida, only 10 blocks long and about 20 feet wide, is a historic street, as much a favorite with merrymakers asBroadway inNew York or the boulevards in Paris. From 4 p. m . to 8 p. m . it is closed to all vehicles (pages 562-3).