Iron Building at Município Square (former Oceana Coys Building)

Iron Building at Município Square (former Oceana Coys Building)

Beira, Sofala, Mozambique

Equipment and Infrastructures

A work characteristic of the so-called “iron architecture”, this is one of the few surviving examples of a kind common in the city in the early 20th century. The first floor housed two hotels – International and Avenida – while the ground floor was used for some important shops such as Libório Rodrigues, the Bazar Económico and Casa Pohomull Bros. (probably closed in 1962).

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