National Geographic : 1944 Jan
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by W. Robert Moore An Arrow of Flat-topped Green Trees Penetrates Belo Horizonte Almost to ItsBeautiful Horizon This is Afonso Pena Avenue, the main thoroughfare. Other shady green streets parallel it. Less than 50 years ago the city existed only inanarchitect's plans. Today it houses some 200,000 persons. It is the capital and distributing center of Minas Gerais.