The imposing Elefante Blanco, or White Elephant, towers over the rubble of former homes of low-income families, in the Argentine neighborhood of Villa Lugano, in southern Buenos Aires, on Nov. 22, 2017. The Elephant, built during the first presidency of Perón, was destined to be the largest hospital in Latinamerica. 

The imposing Elefante Blanco, or White Elephant, towers over the rubble of former homes of low-income families, in the Argentine neighborhood of Villa Lugano, in southern Buenos Aires, on Nov. 22, 2017. The Elephant, built during the first presidency of Perón, was destined to be the largest hospital in Latinamerica. 

 Neighborhood kids play with a soccer ball in front of the Elephant. After Perón's ouster, construction stopped and it was never inaugurated. It has since been taken over hundreds of families, expanding the neighboring villa into the actual hospital. 

Neighborhood kids play with a soccer ball in front of the Elephant. After Perón's ouster, construction stopped and it was never inaugurated. It has since been taken over hundreds of families, expanding the neighboring villa into the actual hospital. 

 A young baby sleeps in one of the last homes remaining in the Elephant. In 2017, the government announced it will demolish the building to make way for a new ministry building. However, to this day, over 70 families remain.

A young baby sleeps in one of the last homes remaining in the Elephant. In 2017, the government announced it will demolish the building to make way for a new ministry building. However, to this day, over 70 families remain.

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 The imposing Elefante Blanco, or White Elephant, towers over the rubble of former homes of low-income families, in the Argentine neighborhood of Villa Lugano, in southern Buenos Aires, on Nov. 22, 2017. The Elephant, built during the first presidency of Perón, was destined to be the largest hospital in Latinamerica. 
 Neighborhood kids play with a soccer ball in front of the Elephant. After Perón's ouster, construction stopped and it was never inaugurated. It has since been taken over hundreds of families, expanding the neighboring villa into the actual hospital. 
 A young baby sleeps in one of the last homes remaining in the Elephant. In 2017, the government announced it will demolish the building to make way for a new ministry building. However, to this day, over 70 families remain.
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MAmasanti_ElefanteBlancoVecinos008.jpg
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MAmasanti_ElefanteBlancoVecinos005.jpg
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The imposing Elefante Blanco, or White Elephant, towers over the rubble of former homes of low-income families, in the Argentine neighborhood of Villa Lugano, in southern Buenos Aires, on Nov. 22, 2017. The Elephant, built during the first presidency of Perón, was destined to be the largest hospital in Latinamerica. 

Neighborhood kids play with a soccer ball in front of the Elephant. After Perón's ouster, construction stopped and it was never inaugurated. It has since been taken over hundreds of families, expanding the neighboring villa into the actual hospital. 

A young baby sleeps in one of the last homes remaining in the Elephant. In 2017, the government announced it will demolish the building to make way for a new ministry building. However, to this day, over 70 families remain.

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