The Metallic Building is a heritage building built in 1896, located in San José, Costa Rica, in front of Morazán Park. It is the headquarters of the Buenaventura Corrales School, one of the oldest primary education institutions in the country. It is one of the most representative buildings of the educational and industrial revolution in the country. Made of wrought iron, inspired by the design of the Eiffel Tower, it was designed and built in Belgium, designed by architect Charles Thirion , then transported by ship to Costa Rica, where it was assembled. It was declared a relic of national historical and architectural interest on July 29, 1980.