Vittorio Meano

Vittorio Meano

Birth
Città Metropolitana di Torino, Piemonte, Italy
Death 1 Jun 1904 (aged 43–44)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Burial Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Plot Families Botto-Solari vault.
Memorial ID 48970737 · View Source
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Architect born in Susa City near Turin, who studied architecture in Albertina Academy in Turin. In 1884 he arrived in Argentina to work in the studio of the Italian architect Francesco Tamburini, who at that time was involved in a number of major public works, including the enlargement and renovation of the Casa Rosada. They worked together on the new building for the Teatro Colón until the death of Tamburini in 1890, after which Meano took charge of the project, and after winning the competition for the design of the Argentine National Congress building in 1895, he became entirely absorbed with these two great public works. Shortly before his premature death in tragic circumstances, he won the international competition for the design of the Legislative Palace building in Montevideo, Uruguay.


Cause of death: Murdered by his butler.


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  • Originally Created by: Errete
  • Added: 1 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48970737
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vittorio Meano (1860–1 Jun 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48970737, citing Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .