The conservation of the urban, architectural and historic ensemble of the Saint Joseph Church in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Altino Barbosa Caldeira
The architectural and environmental ensemble of Saint Joseph Church was listed by the Deliberated Council of the District of Belo Horizonte due to its importance as a city’s symbolic reference and it take part of the Urban Ensemble of Afonso Pena Avenue that is known as the axis of the capital of Minas Gerais state.  Situations in disagreement with the original architectural style and recent inadequate occupations led the Public Ministry and the City Council...