Revitalization of Downtown Rio Is Priority for Mayor-elect Eduardo Paes

One of the flagships of the "reactivation" of downtown Rio will consist of transforming commercial properties into residential units, which must undergo a change in legislation in order to materialize.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After selecting architect and urban planner Washington Fajardo to head the Municipal Department of Urban Planning, Rio de Janeiro's mayor elect Eduardo Paes, who will take office in January, has already begun to plan the revitalization of the city's downtown area, which will . . .

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