Barrio Fisherton

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Antártida Argentina railway station

Fisherton is a barrio (traditional neighborhood) in Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is located in the western part of the city. Its main street is Eva Perón Avenue (continuation of Córdoba Street, going east–west).

Fisherton is primarily a middle-class, residential neighborhood. It features two social clubs, the Club Fisherton and the Jockey Club, the latter being of national importance in the sports fields of rugby, hockey and golf.

The barrio was started in the 1880s. The planning was conducted by famous architect Alejandro Bustillo. It was a small village designed to accommodate the personnel of the British companies that were investing in the nascent Argentine railway system at the time, and was absorbed into the city later. This past is preserved by the former Antártida Argentina railway station, which was turned into an exhibition hall, and by several old English-style mansions.

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