San Carlos Borromeo y Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, Montevideo

The Church of Saint Charles Borromeo and Our Lady of the Assumption (Spanish: Iglesia de San Carlos Borromeo y Nuestra Señora de la Asunción) is a Roman Catholic parish church in the neighbourhood of Prado, Montevideo, Uruguay.[2]

San Carlos Borromeo y
Nuestra Señora de la Asunción
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusParish church
Year consecrated1956[1]
Location
LocationAv. Millán 3307
Montevideo,  Uruguay
Architecture
Architect(s)Juan Pablo Terra
TypeChurch

The parish was established on 29 April 1934.[2]

The temple is an interesting example of Modern Architecture using reinforced concrete with parabolic shapes; the project was designed by architect Juan Pablo Terra, the structural calculation by Eladio Dieste, the acoustics by Luis García Pardo, and the construction was performed by the company Álvaro Palenga in 1956.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Iglesia San Carlos Archived 2013-07-07 at archive.today (in Spanish)
  2. ^ a b "Iglesia de San Carlos Borromeo". Archdiocese of Montevideo. Retrieved 12 May 2013. (in Spanish)