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This beautiful building, originally the headquarters of the State Department of Education, was designed by engineer and architect of the State of Pernambuco, José de Magalhães, and followed the trend adopted for building the new capital of Minas Gerais - a mixture of many colors, predominantly French neo-classical elements. The start of construction occurred in 1895.Currently he was listed by Heritage History of the city. It is located in Praça da Libredade (Liberty Square)in Belo Horizonte.

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