The killer doctor, the swirling fire, and the world’s most haunted building
Superstition surrounds the Joelma Building. Locations surrounding it are filled to capacity, but a small piece of private property in a prime location in São Paulo is today only partially occupied. It’s the site of one of the deadliest skyscraper disasters in history, was once the residence of a murderous professor, and many locals believe it has been cursed for centuries. Is it a supernatural place or the result of a desperate search for meaning in the aftermath of tragedy? Ana Franco explores the plot's sinister history.