Art Deco apartment for sale location is in what was the New Panama City in 1673.
Known as the Casco Viejo, the new Panama City moved from its first location at Panama Viejo, to this place the current looking for security.
Equally important is to understand that the inspiration of the new Panama city was Seville City in Spain. Hence its design and planning. For this reason, are the names of its avenues as Avenues A, where is Art Deco, Avenue B, etc.
Panama City at that time has a strategic system of tunnels and defense. The latter know as the promenade walk of Plaza de Francia. Equally important to know, is that the representation of the crown of the Queen of Spain is on a building overlooking the sea.
In Old Town, many structures tell the history of Panama. Full of Masonic symbology, they tell step by step the history of Panama and Latin America.
There, the famous Anfictionic congress is held in 1826, the organizer El Libertador Bolívar and a replica of the sword of the liberator rests.
Subsequently, thanks to the discovery of the gold mines of California, Panama was experiencing a new boom and also it’s capital. Treasure seekers and new life opportunities discover that the passage through the isthmus is the fastest route to go from one ocean to another.
For this reason, a French visionary, Count Ferdinand de Lesseps, undertakes the construction of the Panama Canal. The Panama Canal company, or Lesseps Company, choose its headquarters in what is currently known as the Central Hotel.
The Art Deco building is located one block from the Cathedral Square and the Central Hotel. Also 3 blocks from the Paseo de las Bovedas and the French embassy in Panama. Art Deco is one of the few buildings in the old town that has an elevator.
With the arrival of the Americans and the construction of the Panama Canal, Panama City takes a new turn in its development. For this reason, in its buildings, the French style and influence are felt through Panama City Casco Viejo.