Coghlan

You'll appreciate this northwest neighborhood's calm demeanor even though you might venture elsewhere for more lively merrymaking.

Trim park spaces and informal evenings characterize Coghlan, a tranquil residential escape where clubes sociales comprise the neighborhood's liveliest centers for activity. Although young families and younger professionals are transforming Coghlan's tidy streets into trendy sections of independent retailers, this northwest neighborhood remains mild. Incoming artisans hoping to showcase Coghlan's growing affinity for the handcrafted are preceded by long-standing legends—Tango luminary Roberto "El Polaco" Goyeneche once serenaded the neighborhood's tranquil streets.

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On the Map

Coghlan is bordered by Núñez, Saavedra, Villa Urquiza, and Belgrano

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Easy

Ezeiza International Airport (EZE): 45 minutes by cab without traffic
Retiro Station: 25 minutes by cab or 50 minutes by public transit
Plaza Italia: 20 minutes by cab or 35 minutes by public transit
Plaza de Mayo: 30 minutes by cab or 50 minutes by public transit

Peaceful Lifestyles Northwest of Buenos Aires' Center

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Streets are tranquil and purveyors are kind in Coghlan, a residential neighborhood north of Belgrano.

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Named after the Irish engineer who built the local train station, Coghlan's English style residences and rounded cul-de-sacs hint at their designers' roots.

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The neighborhood embraces a slow pace, but it doesn't feel sleepy.

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Lush vegetation, muraled walls, and the sound of spinning bike tires lend Coghlan a childlike energy.

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Young families and first time apartment owners commonly call the neighborhood home.

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More recently, artists and artisans have been filing into Coghlan's comfortable environs.

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The neighborhood's public transit options make it easy to get to the city's center when they need to.

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For the Tango fans: the neighborhood Coghlan is well known for its tango tradition, its authentic milongas, and the singer Polaco Goyeneche."

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Uncommon Objects In Coghlan

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Coghlan's retailers, stores, and shops are slowly putting their neighborhood on the map for funky and original finds.

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Coghlan's Social Clubs

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A casual peek into Porteño recreation, Buenos Aires' Clubes Sociales provide a central hub for the community to enjoy food, fútbol, friends and family, and a Quilmes or two.

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Club Social El Tábano brings Coghlan together.

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Welcoming Outdoor Spaces

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Step off at Coghlan's commuter stop and find yourself in the midst of this barrio's natural beauty.

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Not so far from the core of the city but far enough to avoid its congestion, Coghlan's green spaces and public parks allow its residents to go for the goal.

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To and From Coghlan

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Coghlan boasts its own train station.

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Coghlan's Ubiquitous Tranquility

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Exorbitant shade and warm sun balance each other out between Coghlan's refined residences and colorful facades.

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Although it began as a suburb in the late 1800s, the neighborhood now boasts an urban mentality with a suburban serenity.

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Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Javier Pierini studied in Argentina in the creative workshops of Gabriel Valansi and Juan Travnik. He also studied photography at the Instituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Italy, and at the Santa Fe Workshops in the U.S. His work has been published in various media print worldwide including: The NYTimes Style Magazine, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Fortune, and Condé Nast Traveller. His artwork has been exhibited in Argentina, USA, Italy, and Poland.

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