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Public Library, Porto Alegre

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Where to stay in Porto Alegre

When searching for a place to stay during your Porto Alegre vacation, you'll notice a large range of eco-hostels and environmentally friendly lodgings. In keeping with the city's progressive trends, these green accommodation options are becoming a hit among eco-conscious travelers; you'll find them throughout the city, especially in the bohemian neighborhood of Cidade Baixa. You can also choose between plenty of traditional high-rise hotels, particularly in the neighborhood of Moinhos de Vento. For proximity to the best attractions in Porto Alegre, stay in the old town of Centro Historico.
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  • Opened on 7 September 1922, the library publishes this installed in richly decorated building. Its façade brings busts of the positivist calendar, wooden door carved the ancient decorated had covered environments earlier but still you can see beautiful decorations with different estiflos the Rococo Gothic, Egyptian, and florentino.
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  • imposing historic building in Rua Riachuelo, 1190 in downtown Porto Alegre and close to the Teatro São Pedro, Metropolitan Cathedral and Piratini Palace, your creation and installation ran the Provincial Law No. 724, 14 March 1871, which authorised the spending of up to eight contos de Reis for the acquisition of books and at the same time created the post of librarian. The library began its activities on January 17 1877, in the old high school building Dom Afonso, on the corner of Duque de Caxias and Marechal Floriano and in 1895 already had a collection of approximately 8000 volumes. The current building, at the corner of Rua Riachuelo with Rua General Câmara began to be raised on 7 February 1912, with design of Affonso Hebert, once the former headquarters at that time transformed into Supplementary School was overcrowded, the first stage of construction was completed in 1915, completing the block facing the Rua Riachuelo, on 22 May 1919 was hired to expand the part of funds , being finished in your structure in 1921, then went to the decoration, with marble and parquet, purchase of furniture, paintings, sculptures, lining the inner walls with decorative painting and installation of steel shelving, whose weight made the strengthening of the floor. Decorative painting was in charge of Fernando Schlater, while the marble and bronze sculptures were made by Alfred Adloff, Eduardo de Sá e Giuseppe Gaudenzi when the works were completed and the library was opened in 1922, the facilities were welcomed by the local press as being of the highest feedback and elegance, with its various spaces decorated with varied styles and positivist principles but over the years the building has suffered several attacks and already in the 1950 's had your interior reworked and the rich paintings murals of virtually all rooms were covered with a layer of neutral paint, in the 1960 some of his most characteristic spaces, still with the original decoration, such as the Moorish Hall and the Egyptian Hall , passed by clumsy restoration, in early 1970, part of your Rico furniture and several works of art were confiscated to adorn the Piratini Palace and in the year of 2007 the building received new works, this time for restoration of infrastructure. The facade of the building in eclectic style, shows one of the most complete illustrations of the positivist calendar, with busts of his most illustrious figures, representing one of the two only three monuments of this kind in the world and the library houses a vast bibliographic collection that is a reference in Brazil, with significant rare books section, in addition to performing regularly in Chamber music recitals and various cultural events.
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  • It's a beautiful place and you need to be more publicized and careful. Culture is always important! Unfortunately, for your location, I don't think it's as well known by the Porto Alegre, but it's never too late to move to the Center. Now looking at the address I'm in doubt about the location or will be another library that I know?
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