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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

La Casa Boker

The Boker Building

 
 
La Casa Boker Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
1. La Casa Boker Marker
Inscription.  

Porfirio Díaz inauguró la Casa Boker, edificio de gran belleza y complejidad arquitectónica, concebido por los arquitectos Theodore de Lemos, Auguste Cordes y Gonzalo Garita.
Ciudad de México

English translation:
Porfirio Díaz inaugurated the Casa Boker, a building of great beauty and architectural complexity, conceived by the architects Theodore de Lemos, Auguste Cordes and Gonzalo Garita.
Mexico City
 
Erected by Ciudad de México.
 
Location. 19° 25.94′ N, 99° 8.206′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida 16 de Septiembre just west of Calle Isabel la Católica, on the left when traveling west. 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. Hotel de la Gran Sociedad (here, next to this marker); Hospital del Espíritu Santo (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Condes de Miravalle
La Casa Boker Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
2. La Casa Boker Marker
The marker is to the left of this entrance to the Casa Boker on Avenida 16 de Septiembre.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Calle de Motolinia (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Portal del Coliseo (about 90 meters away); Mariano Galván (was about 90 meters away but has been reported missing. ); Palace of the Counts of San Mateo Valparaiso (about 90 meters away); House of José y Francisco Fagoaga y Villaurruña (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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La Casa Boker and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 10, 2018
3. La Casa Boker and Marker
The marker is on the left side (Avenida 16 de Septiembre) of the building in this view.
<i>Calle Espiritu Santo y la Ferretería Roberto Boker y Cia. </i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by J.G. Hatton, Mexico, D.F., circa 1920
4. Calle Espiritu Santo y la Ferretería Roberto Boker y Cia.
"Espiritu Santo Street and the Hardwarehouse of Roberto Boker and Co."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on October 23, 2018.
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