(Re)significations of the Cuiaba port landscape: Implementation of historic tourism
Palavras-chave:Cuiabá Port, revitalization, community, historic tourism
To speak about the quarter of Porto, in Cuiabá, is like tracing a bias in the history of Mato Grosso, which started there, in Porto Geral (General Port) at the beginning of the eighteenth century. Beyond the exponential historical value, the quarter has a proper dynamic, a psychosocial reality developed from the movement led by shipments and landings and, later, by the Fish Market that there is installed on behalf of the facility in the landing of fish, fruit and vegetables comings from "river down". This article focuses on the urban reality of the quarter that grew to the edge of Vila Real do Bom Jesus, with the proposal to discuss the abandonment allowed by the public power, one of the reasons for the exit of traditional families, who had left backward only huge houses, slowly invaded by prostitution, the allurement of children for sex and by the trafficking of narcotics. The proposal is to analyze the Docks Area, aiming to (re)signify it with an architectural revitalization of the neighborhood to meet, more specifically, the demand interested in historic tourism.