Designed by architects Archimedes Memória and Francisco Cuchet, the old Cassino was erected in 1920/22 as a resort hotel and turned out to make history by hosting Urca’s casino, a stronghold of the bourgeoisie and a stage for renowned artists of the time. Afterwards, It was converted into the headquarters for TV Tupi, the first television station in Latin America Nowadays, it houses the European Institute of Design (IED).
Address: 13, João Luis Alves Ave. - Urca
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 10am to 9pm
Image Credits: Fabio Rossi