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Brazil's Modernist Legend: Oscar Niemeyer, 1907-2012

Palacio da Alvorada

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Palacio da Alvorada

Palacio da Alvorada, presidential residence in Brasilia. Built 1957. "Palace of the Dawn" in English, Alvorada has housed every Brazilian presidents since Kubitschek.

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