This is the Elevator attached to the Cantagalo Favela in Rio De¬†Janeiro¬† People use it to commute from the favela (on the hill) into work in the lower richer parts of Rio. I was fascinated by this building and this concept of commuting. The elevator arrives at the General Osorio Subway station. Some say it is a sign of gentrification of the favelas, while other say it is a sign of Brazil’s growing middle class, either way it