The city of Santos is considered an important historical site for Brazilian history, where you can find buildings dated from 1545 until late XIX century. Santos had a slowly growth, and a big economy boom when the Coffee arrived at the city and make it’s standard at middle 1850 with fine architecture and culture, for more than a hundred years until late 1960. The São Paulo railway was important to the city connection to it’s port, the biggest in the whole Latin America, build nearly 1867, and it made the city of Santos one of the most important cities in the world, economically speaking, where most of it’s cultural patrimony was built. After the coffee, Santos had improved other areas, but always preserving their cultural patrimonies. 
 I decided to document the historical downtown and how it’s preserved at the new century and now without the coffee, which got Brazil as one of the most important markets in the last century, where the old is living together with the new. 
 Coffee represent the most of Santos downtown area, where leagues were formed to control the market, while the church was responsible of most of it’s architectures and buildings, and later on, after XIX century, trains and trucks begin to be a part of the cityscape together with what the coffee represented at it’s gold age. 
It's still present at museums and at many places where you can enjoy yourself with different blends and tasteful yet strong coffee where there’s no other place in the world you could taste, and it makes Santos downtown one of the most enjoyable experiences you would have if you love coffee as I do. 
All photos were taken straight out of camera with Black and White profiles and a R1 red filter. 

Thanks for you time, you are all welcome to a coffee at Museu do Café. 
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