Ruined by the foreshocks of the most powerful earthquake ever recorded, this once-grand neoclassical theater serves as a permanent reminder of the seismic threats constantly haunting Chile.
After just 25 years as a performance venue, the Enrique Molina Theatre was destroyed by a series of four devastating earthquakes in May 1960, which unleashed a quarter of the 20th century’s total global seismic energy on Southern Chile in just 33 hours.
|‘Independent Republic’ of Hualqui||2019||18.6km||site_ao|
|A Chilean Tower Dedicated the First German Chancellor||2018||1.5km||site_ao|
|The Devil’s Blast||2018||28.9km||site_ao|
|Jurassic Plaza in Chile||2017||2.3km||site_ao|
|‘The Presence of Latin America’ Mural||2017||0.9km||site_ao|
|COPELEC (Cooperativa de Servicios Eléctricos)||1960||88.2km||site_brutalism|
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