It was created at the end of the 19th century given the need to create a port that would connect Buenos Aires with Europe, in the context of the rise of the agro-export model, which led the engineer Eduardo Madero to present his own project, to whom the neighborhood owes its name and The names of its streets pay tribute to great women in Argentine history. It also has a wide and multicultural gastronomy. It is one of the forty-eight neighborhoods in which the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) is divided.