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San Telmo – The new “It” Barrio?

San Telmo has been long been regarded as the bohemian heart of the city, oozing with character and charm not to mention that the barrio is the home of Tango and the world famous antique market.  However, the area has always been regarded as a little scruffy and undesirable.     Until now. For many years developers and investors alike have been speculating that San Telmo will become the new Soho due to the fact that many of the bohemian pioneers that made Soho what it is today have now been priced…

San Telmo Buenos Aires, Popular and Investor friendly

This popular suburb of Buenos Aries called San Telmo has prices sustained by tourism and its traditional appeal of Colonial buildings and laid back lifestyle. It is a traditional neighborhood and has a leading role in the real estate market favored by foreigners. Tourism as well as a rediscovery of and improved appreciation for the area’s Colonial architecture – is the basis for a growth in demand for property. Cobbled streets and Character Homes  from the end of the 19th Century and beginning of…

San Telmo, Buenos Aires – a mecca for tourists

San Telmo, Buenos Aires – a mecca for tourists Sometimes a new place just reaches out and takes you into its arms. One minute, Carla Jacome was part of the crowd of tourists taking in a Sunday morning tango demonstration at San Telmo’s Plaza Dorrego. The next, she was part of the show, gliding through the unfamiliar steps in the firm embrace of tango maestro Osvaldo Boo, the picture of suave elegance in a dark gray suit, fedora and white scarf. Welcome to San Telmo, an aging downtown barrio that…