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House of the Counts of Heras y Soto

 
 
House of the Counts of Heras y Soto Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
1. House of the Counts of Heras y Soto Marker
Inscription.  

En esta casa vivieron los condes de Heras y Soto. La mandó a construir en 1760 el capitán sevillano y conocido platero Adrián Ximénez de Almendral. En ese tiempo ocurrió el apogeo del barroco.
Ciudad de México

English translation:
The Counts of Heras y Soto lived in this house. The Sevillian captain and well-known silversmith Adrián Ximénez de Almendral ordered it built in 1760. At that time the baroque's apogee took place.
Mexico City
 
Erected by Ciudad de México.
 
Location. 19° 26.164′ N, 99° 8.157′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on República de Chile just north of Calle de Tacuba, on the left when traveling north. 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. Juan Xuárez (a few steps from this marker); House of Gerónimo de Medina (within shouting distance of this marker); Convent of the Carmelitas
An additional House of the Counts of Heras y Soto Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
2. An additional House of the Counts of Heras y Soto Marker
This additional marker includes information similar to that of the featured marker. It reads:

Esta casa fue edificada por el platero Don Adrián Ximénez de Almendral en 1760, y habitada por el último Conde de Heras Soto en el siglo XIX.
Centro Histórico de la Ciudad México
noviembre de 1988.


English translation:
This house was built by the silversmith Adrián Ximénez de Almendral in 1760, and inhabited by the last Count of Heras Soto in the 19th century.
Historical Center of the City of Mexico, November 1988
(within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera (within shouting distance of this marker); Hernán Cortés' Residences (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco González Bocanegra (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Alfredo Robles Domínguez (about 120 meters away); José María Heredia (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made Features
 
An additional marker on historian Joaquín García Icazbalceta image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
3. An additional marker on historian Joaquín García Icazbalceta


En esta casa vivió en 1864 el insigne bibliófilo e historiador Don Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta.
Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México
noviembre de 1988


English translation:
The distinguished bibliophile and historian Joaquín García Icazbalceta lived in this house in 1864.
Historical Center of Mexico City, November 1988
House of the Counts of Heras y Soto and Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
4. House of the Counts of Heras y Soto and Markers
The markers are along the eastern face of the building along República de Chile.
House of the Counts of Heras y Soto and Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
5. House of the Counts of Heras y Soto and Markers
This view of the house is towards the south along República de Chile.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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