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House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba

 
 
House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
1. House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba Marker
Inscription.
Casa del Conde del Valle de Orizaba
Su fachada se decoro hacia
1735
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.

Marcador adicional:
… de 1662 fue adquirido
… casa principal frente al
Convento de San Francisco,
por el Maestre don Antonio
Urrutia de Vergara, para dejarla en dote
a su hija, la Tercera Condesa del Valle
de Orizaba.
México, año 1990.
m.e.t.

English translation:
House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba
Its facade was decorated in 1735
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic.

Additional marker:
... of 1662 was acquired ... main house in front of the Convent of San Francisco, by the Master Antonio Urrutia de Vergara, to leave as a dowry for his daughter, the Third Countess of the Valley of Orizaba.
Mexico, 1990.
m.e.t.

 
Erected by Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.
 
Location. 19° 26.046′ N, 99° 8.416′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Francisco I. Madero just east of Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas
House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
2. House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba Marker
The markers can be seen on the right of the near corner in this view of the famous 'tile house', now the Sanborn's restaurant and store.
, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sebastián de Aparicio (a few steps from this marker); The Temple of San Francisco (a few steps from this marker); La Casa de los Azulejos (within shouting distance of this marker); The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús (within shouting distance of this marker); “La Nacional” Building (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Residence of Agustín Iturbide (about 120 meters away); The House of the Count of San Mateo Valparaiso (about 120 meters away); Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. ArchitectureColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
3. House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba
The markers are barely visible behind a person wearing a black jacket with white stripes, towards the left of the building.
House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba image. Click for full size.
ca. 1940
4. House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba
A view of the house looking west down Avenida Francisco I. Madero, prior to it only being for pedestrian traffic. (Courtesy Mediateca INAH).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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