Edifício Itália

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Edifício Itália
Circolo Italiano Building in São Paulo.jpg
Edifício Itália, in São Paulo
General information
Type Skyscraper
Location Ipiranga Avenue, 344
Centre, São Paulo
Coordinates 23°32′44″S 46°38′37″W / 23.54556°S 46.64361°W / -23.54556; -46.64361Coordinates: 23°32′44″S 46°38′37″W / 23.54556°S 46.64361°W / -23.54556; -46.64361
Construction started 1956 (1956)
Completed 1965 (1965)
Inaugurated 1965 (1965)
Height 165 m (541 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 46
Floor area 52,000 m2 (560,000 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 19
Design and construction
Architect Franz Heep

Edifício Itália (Portuguese for "Italy Building") (whose official name is Circolo Italiano) is a 165 m (541 ft) tall 46-story skyscraper located in the República district, Central Zone of São Paulo, Brazil. Built from 1956 to 1965, it has a rooftop observation deck, open for tourists.

Edifício Itália was designed by Brazilian architect Franz Heep. It is the 3rd tallest building in Brazil (and the 2nd in São Paulo) after Millennium Palace and Mirante do Vale.

Terraço Itália Restaurant[edit]

Inaugurated on 29 September 1967, the Terraço Itália Restaurant is one of the best known restaurants in the city, located at the 41st floor, with wide views to the city's southern zone.

The Bar do Terraço is a bar with live music located on the 42nd floor. It faces the northern zone of the city and the Serra da Cantareira. It has access to the terrace, the building's observatory.

Sala São Paulo[edit]

The Sala São Paulo is a famous room for corporate and social events located in the 41st floor.

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