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A closeup of the ceiling at Galerías Pacífico shopping mall in Buenos Aires. Originally the Beaux Arts building was designed by the architects Emilio Agrelo and Roland Le Vacher in 1889 to accommodate a shop called the Argentine Bon Marché, modelled on the Le Bon Marché in Paris.

In 1896 part of the building was transformed into the first home for the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and in 1908 the British-owned Buenos Aires and Pacific railway company acquired part of the building for offices. The builidng was abandoned for years and reopened as a shopping arcade in 1991.