Edifício São Vito, popularly known as Treme-Treme (literally "Shiver-Shiver"), is a 112-metre (367 ft), 27-storey former residential building, located in São Paulo, Brazil. It was completed in 1959. Throughout its existence, the building later deteriorated and gained a reputation as São Paulo's biggest vertical cortiço (slum). The city expropriated and evacuated the building in 2004.
Description: A vertical city of squatters.
Design: Zarzur & Kogan
Building status: demolished
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Coordinates: 23°32'31.2'' S, 46°37'41.5'' W
Tags: urban, community, informal settlement
Project ID: 148
Published: 2 November 2011
Last updated: 11 February 2013
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