Monday, June 13, 2016

Municipal Market of Sao Paulo, Brazil 1928 - 1933

The Municipal Market of São Paulo
Portuguese: Mercado Municipal Paulistano, Mercado Municipal de São Paulo or commonly known as the Mercadão or "big market"

The market is noted for its stained glass. 
72 stained glass work of the Russian artist Conrado Sorgenicht Filho depicting aspects of food production in the São Paulo region.


The structure, built in the eclectic style, is noted for its columns, vaults and stained glass. 
It was constructed between 1928 and 1933 
Architect Francisco de Paula Ramos de Azevedo 
Façade designed by Felisberto Ranzini


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