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House of the Marquis de Prado Alegre

 
 
House of the Marquis de Prado Alegre Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
1. House of the Marquis de Prado Alegre Marker
Inscription.  

Esta fue la casa del Marqués de Prado Alegre edificada hacia el primer tercio del siglo XVIII.
1725.
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.

English translation:
This was the house of the Marquis de Prado Alegre, built in the first third of the 18th century.
1725.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic
 
Erected by Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.
 
Location. 19° 26.012′ N, 99° 8.229′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Francisco I. Madero just east of Calle de Motolinia. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Madero 39, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. High Water Mark of 1629 (a few steps from this marker); Temple of the Professed or San José del Real (within shouting distance of this marker); House of José de Borda (within shouting
House of the Marquis de Prado Alegre Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
2. House of the Marquis de Prado Alegre Marker
The marker is to the right of what was once the main entrance to the house, near the WC sign seen here.
distance of this marker); Mariano Galván (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Dulcería de Celaya (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Museum of the Estanquillo (about 90 meters away); Café La Concordia (about 90 meters away); Hospital del Espíritu Santo (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding House of the Marquis de Prado Alegre. The 18th century house was made using the foundations of the temples of ancient Tenochtitlan. Its owner, the Marquis of Prado Alegre, was a nobleman protected by the Spanish crown. It currently functions as government offices and retail space. Translated from cdmxtravel.com
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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