Confectionery Mill in Balvanera, Buenos Aires, Argentina

While admiring the Palace of Argentine Congress, a curious windmill may catch your eye on the steeple next door. This was the former plant and coffeehouse of a candy manufacturer founded in 1850. The business commissioned architect Francesco Gianotti to create this fanciful new headquarters. Nueva Confitería del Molino opened in 1917. Unfortunately, the once very popular Confectionery Mill closed in 1997. Recently, an Argentine Legislative proposal was approved to restore the building, institute a new confectionery and keep the blades turning on the National Historical Monument.


Av. Rivadavia 1827, C1033AAI, CABA, Argentina


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