Notes on the Geography of Argentina: Puerto Madero: Photo 1
Madero's plan--really Hawkshaw's--was modelled on the port of Liverpool, where Hawkshaw as a young man had worked with Jesse Hartley. Anyone who has seen Hartley's work at Liverpool will recognize Hawkshaw's debt. In essence, Buenos Aires got a harbor consisting of four rectangular pools, each measuring about 500 feet by 2,000 and lined with warehouses.
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