Auction of Latin America´s first skyscraper does not arouse interest in Brazil

The building, which also became Rio de Janeiro's first observation deck, was designed by French architect Joseph Giré, the same creator of the iconic Copacabana Palace Hotel.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The public auction of the historic 'A Noite' building, located in the port area of Rio de Janeiro and considered the first skyscraper erected in Latin America, was held this Friday without any bids being submitted for the historic property, reported the Brazilian Ministry of Economy.

Announced by the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, in July last year and postponed several times for various reasons, "the auction was held, and no interested parties presented themselves," the ministerial portfolio, responsible for the privatization of the building, informed Efe.

Last year, Bolsonaro wrote on his Twitter profile that the . . .

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