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San Luis Potosí in Municipality of San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
 

Government Palace

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
1. Government Palace Marker
Inscription.  

Palacio de Gobierno.
Neoclásico. S. XIX.
Miguel Costanzo.

Ejemplo de las formas neoclásicos de la arquitectura civil novohispano. Primero en usar pilastras colosales en México. A partir de 1824 fue sede del gobierno del estado, el ayuntamiento, supremo tribunal de justicia y la legislatura. El 16 de septiembre de 1910, se inauguró el reloj en fachada. En 1950 se remodeló el interior.

Diciembre 2001

English translation:
Government Palace
Neoclassic. 19th century.
Miguel Costanzo

An example of the Neoclassical form of the civil architecture of New Spain. First building to use colossal pilasters in Mexico. From 1824 it was the seat of the state government, the City Council, the Supreme Court of Justice and the Legislature. On September 16, 1910, the clock on the facade was inaugurated. In 1950 the interior was remodeled.

December 2001
 
Erected 2001 by Consejo Consultivo del Centro Histórico.
 
Location. 22° 9.096′ N, 100° 58.611′ 
Government Palace and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
2. Government Palace and Marker
W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, in Municipality of San Luis Potosí. Marker is on Jardín Hidalgo just north of Francisco I. Madero, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Royal Treasure / Monumental Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Government Palace / Vicereine’s House (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Othón Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plan of San Luis (within shouting distance of this marker); The House of the Vicereine (within shouting distance of this marker); Metropolitan Cathedral / Vicereine's Balcony (within shouting distance of this marker); Arms Square / City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Former House of the Vicereine (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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