Casa Rosada

Executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina

The Casa Rosada (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkasa roˈsaða], English: Pink House) is the executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina located in Buenos Aires. Casa Rosada is Spanish for "Pink House".

Casa Rosada
Main façade as seen from Plaza de Mayo
Casa Rosada is located in Buenos Aires
Casa Rosada
Location in Buenos Aires
Alternative namesCasa de Gobierno
("House of Government")
General information
TypeOfficial workplace of the President of Argentina
Architectural styleItalianateEclectic
AddressBalcarce 50
Town or cityBuenos Aires
Coordinates34°36′29″S 58°22′13″W / 34.60806°S 58.37028°W / -34.60806; -58.37028
Current tenantsGovernment of Argentina
Construction started
  • Post Office: 1873 (1873)
  • Government House: 1882 (1882)
  • Unification: 1886 (1886)
  • Post Office: 1879 (1879)
  • Government House: 1886 (1886)
  • Unification: 1898 (1898)
Demolished1938 (partial)
ClientGovernment of Argentina
OwnerGovernment of Argentina
Technical details
Floor count4
Design and construction
Main contractor
  • Franchi y Cía.
  • Agustín Ferrari y Cía.
  • L. Valcavi
  • L. Stremis y Cía.

The mansion is known officially as Casa de Gobierno, ("House of Government" or "Government House").

Normally, the President lives at the Quinta de Olivos, the official residence of the President of Argentina, which is located in Olivos, Greater Buenos Aires.

The color of the Casa Rosada is baby pink. The building also houses a museum, which contains objects relating to former presidents of Argentina. It has been declared a National Historic Monument of Argentina.

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