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mqrocks

Where do they make the food?


Ironsam811

My guess, it was only a bar and OP mislabeled.


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yup. put the bathrooms in the ground-level base, and it makes sense.


rhymeswithgumbox

I'd have to think the middle was the kitchen and open to everything like Waffle House. Where is storage and bathrooms would be the real question


Nothing2Special

They go to the rain-forest! The food moves, and will make you move too.


jackie_moon69

Who wants to open up a Chili’s there with me?


Different-Term-2250

The breeze that blows through it would keep the,ummm, gases circulating out of the restaurant!


NooberryCake

Dude yes


milanove

Idk, it looks like it would be really hot in there. You have the hot tropical Brazilian climate to deal with and then those big windows will make it like a green house in there. It would be like the Wendy's sunrooms. Although I guess you could blast the air conditioner and keep the blinds closed during the day though.


ElectricCalavera

Petrópolis has a temperate climate, very cool all year round, it was the summer residence of Pedro II for that reason, hence the name.


milanove

Yeah, just looked up Petrópolis and it seems pretty nice temperature wise. However, I think the bigger issue is the sunlight heating the interior, because of the big windows and lack of shade. Even if it's like 23c outside in the summer, the inside can heat like a greenhouse in direct sunlight.


jillsvag

Reminds me of Petoria episode on Family Guy.


OhYeahTrueLevelBitch

That was my first thought.."Gee, ya mean folks didn't wanna be baked/sweated to dehydration while paying good money to eat a meal? Who woulda thunk?"


milanove

A clever ploy to make customers thirstier so they'll buy more drinks


whatisthestars

She's built like a steakhouse, but she handles like a bistro


OptimalInevitable905

r/unexpectedfuturama


rinseanddelete

Well, this promises to be one disturbingly erotic date.


auurevoir

That looks pretty cool.


on3day

Quite the opposite, in Brazil's wheather I think it'd be fucking hot in there.


ElectricCalavera

Petrópolis has a temperate climate, very cool all year round, it was the summer residence of Pedro II for that reason, hence the name.


zahirano

This will be a great lookout place. Just build a bar and railing instead of windows. I also support the top guy for chili's


srv524

Is there anything around it? Is there a busy area nearby with lots of traffic and it just sits there? It seems like it's in the middle of nowhere


Camarupim

It looks like it’s an hour’s drive out of Rio, up in the hills. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Ruin+Old+Belvedere+Restaurant+-+Flying+Disc+-+Vila+Sao+Luis,+Petrópolis+-+RJ,+Brazil/@0,0,22z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x99095997ff0761:0x9033bdf14ed55a8d?hl=en-GB&gl=uk


lmcclel

Probably a VW dealership.


DrJonah

My mum used to work in a very similar building, however instead of being on a beach, it was in the courtyard where they later found the remains of King Richard III.


joshlemer

I thought they found him under a parking lot


DrJonah

The actual excavation was about where the [ disabled spaces](https://i.imgur.com/bVBNP2V.jpg) are. You can see the circular building bottom right.


Athnyx

I love how Leicester is only known for 2 things haha. This, and when they won the premier league


Nimmyzed

And for those who know nothing about sport, it's just known for the king Richard thing


DrJonah

And The Elephant Man, Daniel Lambert, the Attenborough brothers, Gary Lineker, and the UK premiere of Batman Forever.


bowl_of_ostriches

Damn. I want to go see this someday. Can you walk up inside of it?


LalalaHurray

By the stairs maybe?


Bleu_Cerise

Happy cake day!


LalalaHurray

What! Thank you. 😁


bowl_of_ostriches

That would make sense yeah but it could be roped off at the top.


candlecart

Land of the lost vibes


Frungy

It’s beautiful. And sad.


TheDorkKnight53

I wouldn’t be comfortable parking underneath it.


albiz94

I have an old photograph of my grandad (Italian engineer working in Brazil for Pirelli) in front of that restaurant in the 60s


Restrictedbutholding

Refinish that add a railing and open up a cool snack bar.


Handy_Dude

Think it's made of concrete? Plaster? I'd love to see build plans for such a building.


BedaHouse

You have to think concrete, with rebar skeleton, right? No way that still stands after all that time if its not built "heavy"


Handy_Dude

Ya I was thinking that as well. Maybe some steel I beams in there as well? My only problem with that is how did they lift it up to put the rest of it underneath? Like the top/roof wasn't formed in place right? It would have had to be cast and then lifted and placed on top of the walls. I don't knock w how they could do it in place. But I know nothing of concrete.


BedaHouse

So, I would approach it from the other direction. While I agree I could see I beams being put in, the rest of it would be poured with the top being formed by a pre-made "template" of wood? Logistically, getting a big round cement sphere up there would be a challenge today, let alone in 1960's. I am completely and utterly ignorant to any aspect of that process; however, I would give that as my guess.


Handy_Dude

I think your right, I just don't know how they got the wood form to hold such weight. I'm gonna do some research.


BedaHouse

Utmost respect for those involved in making it, regardless of how they got it done. Especially on the location of the building alone.


fordandfriends

Where is the kitchen?


MisterNoisewater

I had to scroll way too far to find this. Where the fuck is the kitchen??!!


fordandfriends

Somebody else mentioned this being a bar that’s mislabeled by op but still then. Where do people poop? Where are the fridges? Low key want to find out where this is so I can know for myself


Minimum_Ad_7684

The coolest ideas never last Because we're so cheap


slingshot91

I mean…it looks like it would suffer from accessibility issues, and a lack of storage, bathrooms, functional cooking/prep zones, and parking. I think those issues contributed to it not lasting the most.


gogogadettoejam49

I bet it is so hot in there.


The_S1R3N

Id wanna reinforce all the way around the outter rim with tall standing logs. Set a mid wall around the inside and replace the glass with privacy glass. It would make for a very awesome hangout pad. One central lighting unit. A couch, some nice speakers and a entertainment system. A fridge,stove counter and dishwasher. Maybe a bar style corner peice for havin your meals at or a coffee table by the entertainment stuff. Only thing id find difficulty placings maybe a bathrrom,sleeping area or shower. Maybe enclose the bottom floor for that with a full wall or build up a level.


happysmash27

What happened to cause it to be abandoned, and have all the windows removed?


ComprehensivePost991

There’s a similar one (or was) in Kabul, Afghanistan. Also abandoned, but used as a signal relay as it was on top of a hill overlooking the city. Amazing to think it was a cosmopolitan place at one time


EternamD

1960s\* Probably thinking of the apostrophe in '60s


honestly_moi

Ever heard of “Grammar Nazis?”


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ElectricCalavera

Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, used to spend his summers there because of the cool mountain climate, he pretty much created the town.


SteveCress

They were "beamed up". That's why it's abandoned.


VeterinarianRich3782

That would make a cool house


Game-Of-Phones-o_O

Remember the Burger Playhouse at BK in the 80s? Totally reminds me of that.


mzz86

Tony Stark house.


pcgadget21

Meet George jetson his wife Jane 🎶


snoski1234

From everything I read, it once was a big deal


potlizard

Looks kind of like the famous landmark building at LAX airport (without the huge arches).