Unfinished Spaces

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Oct 212012
 
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Photo courtesy of: John A. Loomis, Source Wikipedia

It was 1961, over a game of golf at the Havana Country Club just outside of the city,  that Fidel Castro and Che Guevara discussed and made plans to build National Art School of Cuba on the grounds of the Club.  Building of the School began but was later abandoned because of a lack of government funding and the political climate.  The buildings still stand today and are regarded as an architectural marvel. Continue reading »