1960s Santiago: 50+ Photographs Capture Everyday Life Of Santiago de Chile In 1960s

Santiago s the capital and largest city of Chile, and it has been the capital city of Chile since colonial times. The city was founded as Santiago del Nuevo Extremo (“Santiago of the New Frontier”) in 1541. During the 1960s, the government launched various development plans for Greater Santiago. In 1966 the Santiago Metropolitan Park was established in the Cerro San Cristóbal. The new International Airport Pudahuel was opened in 1967, and the construction of Santiago Metro was started in 1969. These stunning photographs by Marcelo Montecino capture streets, landmarks, roads, famous landmarks, and the everyday life of Santiago in the 1960s. Vote your favorites, and don’t forget to share.

#19 Santiago, Chile, 1962. The writing says: “The workers shouldn’t have children because they’ll always be poor.”

#47 Soda fountain, Vicuña Mackenna, Santiago, Chile, 1969

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