Palermo Hollywood

Things to do in Palermo Hollywood

For years, Argentine leather goods were (in)famous for combining good materials with bad design, something that people like Humawaca cofounder Ingrid Gudman, a former architect, are changing. Gudman’s locally made designs tend toward the surprising and multipart.

Part of the city’s speakeasy boom, the Thelonious Club is an industrial-looking upstairs jazz bar with a small corner stage where well-known local and international jazz musicians play under a medusa-like chandelier.

A 1920's-era mansion, once a women's shelter started by Eva Perón, is now a museum devoted to the first lady-turned-cult figure, with a collection of her gowns and video clips of her speaking from the Casa Rosada balcony.