Once a town located south of Lima and accessed by train or tram, Barranco is now a bohemian district, full of old houses where you can find restaurants, pubs and art galleries.

All 3D models have been made to be seen using Google Earth. Download this freeware software here ( ) and take a trip through the streets of Barranco and view its most distinctive buildings.

This is an independent project. No person or organization has supported or sponsored its creation, and it is intended to focus attention of institutions and authorities to preserve the monumental architecture of the district, that currently are very neglected and damaged.

This project won the 2010 Google "Model Your Town" competition.

sábado, 27 de noviembre de 2010

Saenz Peña street # 206 A.

viernes, 12 de noviembre de 2010

Saenz Peña street # 208. Berrocal house.

The Berrocal house was built sometime between 1920 and 1930. In 2008 it was restored to host the architecture and design exhibition Casacor Peru 2008.

domingo, 7 de noviembre de 2010

Saenz Peña Av. #210. Los Girasoles hostel.

This house is located in Saenz Peña avenue # 210, Barranco, Lima, Peru. It was built in 1920 for Mr. Horacio H. Urteaga, and in it now operates a hostel.

House in Saenz Peña Avenue #212.

viernes, 5 de noviembre de 2010

Barranco 34. Dasso house. Saenz Peña av. # 214 & Tacna st. #102 – #104.

This house, located in the intersection of Saenz Peña avenue and Tacna street, in Barranco (Lima, Peru), was built in 1920 and its first owner was Maria Valle de Dasso. In 1972 was declared a national monument,and in 2008 it hosted the architectural & design exhibition Casacor Peru 2008.

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