Considered a model of urban development, characterized by the harmonious combination of streets and tree-lined avenues, portals and mansions of the most varied styles, predominantly eclectic. Its further evolution led to combined buildings, cinemas, restaurants, schools, public institutions were completing its urban but without losing the charm of tree-lined promenades and still present in the monumental past residences, whose number may not exist in any other city in Cuba. Today is rediscovered by architects and planners worldwide who admire its beauty and elegance. As a typical Cuban bourgeoisie, the residence is located on the corner of 19th and E of Cuban poet Dulce Maria Loynaz, former Cervantes Prize in 1992.
It also highlights the Art Deco style residence befitting a Florentine palace, which was once the home of Catalina Laza and Juan Pedro Baro. Avenues Walk (formerly called Avenue of Mayors) and the Presidents (also Street G) are two of the most famous Barrio arteries that move from the political center of the city to the Malecón.También in Vedado find the majestic Colon Cemetery, declared a World Heritage Site for being the third most prominent cemetery in the world and the first in the Americas. Its architecture and sculptures attest his fame. Another important point is La Rampa in Vedado, name assumed by 23rd Street from the corner of L north to the Malecon. It is a life pulsating center with cinemas, hotels, restaurants, advertising agencies and tourism, is also famous for being the city’s Zona Rosa.
In the Vedado is also the Plaza of the Revolution, former Civic Square with the monument erected to commemorate the centenary of the birth of the Apostle Cuban José Martí. This square has become the center for political and cultural activities. It also includes buildings such as the headquarters of the National Library, the Palace of the Revolution (seat of government), the National Theatre, etc.Conocida is the area called Nuevo Vedado, with even more modern buildings, family houses dominated modern , which emerged as an extension of traditional Vedado, mainly in the late 50s of XX century. Subsequently used for the construction of buildings 0:18 plants to solve the housing problem in the decades of the seventies and eighties.