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Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil — The Central Highlands
 

Memorial JK

JK Memorial

 

[President Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, the founder of Brasilia]

 
Memorial JK Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 20, 2009
1. Memorial JK Marker
Inscription.
In Portuguese:
Projeto do arquiteto Oscar Niemeyer foi inaugurado em 12 de setembro de 1981 em homenagem a Juscelino Kubischek de Oliveira, fundador de Brasilia. Abriga biblioteca com trēs mil volumes que pertenceram a JK, atém de objetos pessoais, fotos, videos e vários documentos. Os painéis da recepção e da câmara mortuaria são obras de Althos Bulcão. O vitral que se encontra acima da uma funerária é de autoria da artista francesa Marianne Peretti. A estátua de JK esculpid por Honório Peçanha mede 4,50 metros e pesa 1.500 quilos.

In English:
This Oscar Niemeyer project, was inaugurated on September 12, 1981. It is dedicated to the memory of Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, the founder of Brasilia. It holds JK’s personal library heap, comprising about 3,000 books. Besides, it keeps a great deal of JK’s belongings, photographs, video cassettes among many documents. The panels on the reception area and surrounding the tomb are Athos Bulcão works. The stained glass window above the catafalque is a work by the French artist Marianne Peretti. A column over the memorial holds a statue of JK (4.5 meters and 1,500 kg), sculpted by Honório Peçanha.
 
Erected by Distrito Federal do Brazil.
 
Location. 15° 
Memorial JK image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 20, 2009
2. Memorial JK
47.072′ S, 47° 54.768′ W. Marker is in Brasilia, Distrito Federal. Marker is at the intersection of the connector road and Exio Monumental - Via S. Um Oeste on the connector road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Praça do Cruzeiro, Brasilia, Distrito Federal 70312, Brazil.
 
More about this marker. The Memorial is on the city's "Monumental Axis" (Exio Monumental), across the road on the south from Praça Bunti and the Memorial dos Povos Indigenes, and on the north from Praça do Cruzeiro. The marker is off the sidewalk near the Memorial's south entrance between Via N. Um Oeste and Via S. Um Oeste.
 
Also see . . .
1. Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira. (Submitted on January 18, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. About Brasilia. (Submitted on January 19, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Tomb; architecture; Sara Luisa Gomes de Sousa Lemos Kubitschek; "o Fundador"; Praça do Cruzeiro
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 20, 2009
3. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek
- portrait near his crypt in the Memorial.
Mrs. Sara Luisa Gomes de Lemo Kubitschek image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 20, 2009
4. Mrs. Sara Luisa Gomes de Lemo Kubitschek
- portrait near her crypt in the JK Memorial.
Memorial JK image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 19, 2009
5. Memorial JK
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,341 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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