Nordelta

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Nordelta
Flag of Nordelta
Flag
Motto: "Es vivir muy bien" ("This is life")
Nordelta, inside Tigre Partido
Nordelta, inside Tigre Partido
Country Argentina
Province Buenos Aires
Partido Tigre
Founded 1999
Population (2014)
 • Total 25,000 [1]
Website http://www.nordelta.com/ingles/inicio.htm
Nordelta

Nordelta district, located at the north of the Tigre Partido, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, consists of a gated community made up of 9 neighborhoods, founded in 1999 and known as the first ciudadpueblo ("city-ville" in English) of Argentina;[2] it is close to the town General Pacheco.

When compared to older gated communities in Pilar, Nordelta's natural features (trees, plants, etc.) stand out as too "artificial", because Pilar's trees, for instance, are very large and mature compared to Nordelta's minimal trees.

Nordelta currently has swimming pools, soccer and tennis fields, a shopping mall, a medical center, a sports club,[3] four private schools, playgrounds, saunas, and more. Also, it was one of the first places in Argentina to have a Telecom communications network of a totally new generation.[4][5]

The people of Nordelta founded the Nordelta Foundation, in an effort to help improve the quality of life of poor people living in Las Tunas, a shantytown located very close to Nordelta.[6][7]

History[edit]

A marina club house in the Nordelta area.

The district was built on swampy land after it had been shaped into a series of lakes surrounded by grass and trees, making the place attractive for people seeking a calm life. Consultatio, with Eduardo Constantini as head, was a 50 percent investor in the project.[8]

By the year 2000, 98 people were living in Nordelta.

On December, 2004, 30 musicians on a raft on Nordelta's information center's lake, from the Argentine Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, gave an open-air concert.

On May 6, 2006, pianist Horacio Lavandera played a concert to an audience of over 800 people. Proceeds were donated to the Nordelta Foundation.

A bit later on May 18, singer Fabiana Cantilo performed to an audience of 700 people. Proceeds were donated to the Nordelta Foundation.

On August 19, Vicentico performed to an audience of 1400 people, with proceeds allocated to the Nordelta Foundation.

Diego Torres held a concert in Nordelta to 3,000 people, sending the year 2006 off with a two-hour party; by the year 2007, approximately 10,000 inhabitants were living in the district.

On May 19, 2007, Horacio Lavandera, along with 30 musician of the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Pedro Ignacio Calderón, once again played in a concert in honor of Ludwig van Beethoven. The event was exclusive for property owners of Nordelta and their guests.[9]

On June 2, Gustavo Cerati, a famous rock musician, staged a concert in Nordelta, with over 2000 people attending.[10] Proceeds from the tickets sold were allocated to the charitable organization Nordelta Foundation, to aid Las Tunas.

Another event that took place in Nordelta was the match between two famous tennis players: Argentinian Guillermo Cañas and Spanish Carlos Moyà.[11]

A severe car accident took place in Nordelta, on October 18, 2009. Four people died when a car sunk into an artificial lake inside the property.[12]

Neighborhoods[edit]

  1. El Golf
  2. La Isla[13]
  3. Los Castores[14][15]
  4. Portezuelo[16]
  5. Las Caletas[17]
  6. Las Glorietas
  7. La Alameda[18]
  8. Barrancas del Lago[19]
  9. Los Sauces
  10. Cabos del Lago
  11. Los Alisos
  12. Bahía Grande
  13. El Palmar
  14. El Yacht[20]
Nordelta neighborhood flags.jpg
All the flags share an element in common: The sun.

Schools[edit]

References[edit]

St. Luke's College

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°25′00″S 58°39′00″W / 34.41667°S 58.65000°W / -34.41667; -58.65000