SOBRADOS E BARÕES DA VELHA SÃO PAULO.
Place Published: Barueri, SP
Publisher: Historiador pela Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas da Universidade de São Paulo e ção pela Escola de Comunicaço
Date Published: 2006
ISBN: 8520424619 (pbk.)
Book Id: 84622
b/w plates, illus., tbls., bibliographical references(p.155-169), fldg. color pict. wrps. OCLC: 78234051
Meticulous research that narrates a rarely studied part of the architectural and urban history of the city of São Paulo, that of the 19th century grand houses of the neighborhoods of Campos Elíseos, Higienópolis and the Paulista Avenue. The author reviews their inhabitants, the nobility elite known as the "barons of coffee" and their residences in the city, their family history and how their houses, a reflection of their economic power would transform the Metropolis of Coffee. Includes bibliographical references (p. -169).