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Cultural Center of São Paulo

 The Centro Cultural Correios de São Paulo historical building occupies a large terrain in Vale do Anhangabaú, heart of the city old center, with 15 thousand m² of constructed area. Its construction has begun in 1919 and the inauguration took place three years later.  It became an outstanding mark in São Paulo capital urban landscape and Pedro Lessa Square is now known as "Praça do Correio".

Check   CCC/SP program.

During the 80s, the building could not hold all Correios regional services. The solution found was the construction of a new seat to the Regional Direction, in Vila Leopoldina. At the time, in the historical building, some administrative, operational e public service sectors were operating. In the beginning of 21st century, Correios have begun the building restoration process. Now, the building holds São Paulo Central Agency – the largest in Brazil – and Philatelic Agency Dom Pedro II, besides Centro Cultural Correios. Aware of the property architectural and historical importance, Correios have begun the façade restoration process, which will be followed by upper floors reform conclusion.  

Since 2013, Centro Cultural Correios is officially part of ECT cultural fomentation policy, included in Occupation edictal of their Cultural Units. This action consolidates the place as a cultural diffusion and democratization pole, enlarging the offer of quality cultural attractions, accessible to São Paulo population.  The place offers three spaces for cultural projects: a 600 m² room, another with 260 m² and the central lobby with 420 m².

Check Centro Cultural Correios de São Paulo floor plan

Visits: Centro Cultural Correios
Avenida São João, s/nº, Vale do Anhangabaú, São Paulo-SP.
ZIP CODE: 01031-970
Telephone: (11) 3227-9461.
SPM - Centro Cultural Correios - Mailbox
e-mail: centroculturalsp@correios.com.br


Centro Cultural Correios receives visitors from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 6 pm; Saturdays, Sundays and holydays, from 11am to 5 pm.
Free admission.