National Geographic : 1939 Nov
© National Geographic Society tI.oactrome byLuis \larcen FROM PLAZA DE MAYO, HEART OF BUENOS AIRES, CITY AND SUBURBS RADIATE INASEMICIRCLE In the center of the park stands the " Piramide de Mayo," commemorating Argentine independence. The Presidential Palace, facing thememorial, is known as " La Casa Rosada" because it is painted rose color. Beyond the building huge grain elevators rise along theRio delaPlata docks. At right stands the new Ministry of Finance building and, at left, the Bank of the Nation.