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Quality of Life in Porto Alegre

Old post office in Porto Alegre 

City life peaked in the late 19th & early 20th Century.  It was before cars took over cities, but after lots of important things like clean water, electricity and trams were available. It was also before planning and architecture fell under the sway of  modernists, who forgot how to build attractive things. People still felt proud of their accomplishments and built to reflect civic pride.

Cathedral in POA 

Above and below are churches

Church in Porto Alegre

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