Florida Street Shopping Tips

Five quick tips for a pleasant Florida Street shopping experience: • Don’t take up any offers for local currency exchange or strip shows. • Keep in mind that most of …

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Money Exchange & Other Hustles on Florida St.

Money Exchange & Other Hustles in Buenos Aires

On Florida Street, downtown Buenos Aires’ pedestrian mall, near the corner of LaValle, it’s inevitable to come across some shady-looking characters yelling out, ‘cambio, cambio!’ These ‘unofficial’ (read: illegal) money …

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Florida Street at Diagonal Norte

← cont. from: Florida Street—Galería Güemes through the Years At the point where Florida Street meets Diagonal Norte is Plazoleta Ciriaco Ortiz, a small triangular plaza overlooked by a series …

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The Gath and Chavez Building

  The eight floor Gath and Chavez building at Florida 202, a block away from Galería Mitre is another historic building downtown from Buenos Aires’ glory days. This building, inaugurated …

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The World’s Most Elegant Burger King

All along Buenos Aires downtown Florida Street visitors will find beautiful historic buildings occupied by multinational corporate chains—it’s an unfortunate reality for traditionalists but these buildings, unlike the Naval Center …

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