Remedios de Escalada, Lanús

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Remedios de Escalada
Calle Beltrán, Remedios de Escalada.jpg
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Coordinates: 34°43′S 58°24′W / 34.717°S 58.400°W / -34.717; -58.400
ProvinceBandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
11 m (36 ft)
 (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total81,465
 • Density8807/km2 (22,810/sq mi)
CPA Base
B 1826
Area code(s)+54 11

Remedios de Escalada de San Martín is a ceety locatit in Buenos Aires Province, Argentinae, athin Lanús Partido, Gran Buenos Aires. It covers a aurie o 9,95 km² an the population wis 81,465 in 2001; the demonym for its indwallers is "escaladense."

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The Roca Line coach yard, pairt o installations opened in 1890.

The toun wis first establisht bi Agustín Eguren as Edén Argentino ("Argentine Eden"), a bedroom commonty, in 1873. Its population remained in the few hunders till, in 1890, the Buenos Aires Great Southern Railway inauguratit a rail yard in the adjoinin Villa Galíndez, tae the east; La Fraternidad, ane o Argentinae's first an auldest trade unions, wis foondit bi wirkers at the steid in 1887. Faur sic installations opened bi Eliseo Ramírez an the Ramírez de Lafuente faimily in 1901 made the aurie a prime rail operations hub, an the Great Southern inauguratit its first commuter station thare in 1902.

The Club Atlético Talleres de Remedios de Escalada, the toun's first fitbaa club, wis establisht in 1906, an plays in the lawer leagues of Argentine fitbaa. The toun became hame tae a sizable commonty o Italian Argentines in the subsequent years, an prominent amang thir wis Luis Máspero, who operatit ane o the kintra's lairgest hat factories, an Víctor Marangoni, awner o a important metalworks establishment; the Italian Mutual Insurance an Assistance Company wis establisht here in 1913.

A nummer o important cooperatives, notably El Hogar Argentino (1911) an La Internacional (1914), opened in the toun durin that era, as did La Idea, a news daily, in 1915, an the Unión Ferroviaria, a naitionally prominent yellae union organized as a coonterwicht tae the intransigent La Fraternidad, in 1921. The Roman Catholic Pairish o Nuestra Señora de los Remedios ("Oor Lady o Remedies") wis consecratit in 1924, an in 1933, Villa Galíndez an the Argentine Eden wur incorporatit as Remedios de Escalada (in honour o María de los Remedios de Escalada, wife o the leader o the Argentine War o Unthirldom, General José de San Martín).

Remedios de Escalada wis formally declared a ceety bi the Buenos Aires Province Legislatur in 1974. The ceety later suffered frae the effects o a failed plan durin the 1976-83 dictatorship tae expand the General Paz Freewey frae the Villa Riachuelo waird in Buenos Aires tae the ceety o Avellaneda; niver completit, the demolitions resultin frae the project left an extensive swath alang the ceety o empty lots which, in mony cases, wur no adequately reurbanisit. The Naitional Varsity of Lanús, ane o the smawer naitional varsities, wis establisht here in 1995.

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