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Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Teatro de la Ciudad

The City Theater

 
 
Teatro de la Ciudad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
1. Teatro de la Ciudad Marker
Inscription.  

Teatro de la Ciudad. Este edificio se construyó a finales del siglo XIX como Teatro Xicoténcatl. Es considerado Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad y lleva el nombre de Esperanza Iris, notable cantante y actriz mexicana.

English translation:
Teatro de la Ciudad. (The City Theater)
This building was constructed at the end of the 19th century as the Teatro Xicoténcatl. It is considered to be part of the Cultural Heritage of Humanity and bears the name of Esperanza Iris, the notable Mexican singer and actress.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 19° 26.19′ N, 99° 8.227′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Donceles just east of Allende, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Donceles 36, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hospital del Divino Salvador (a few steps from this marker); Teatro Iturbide (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Cámara de Diputados (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan de Cervantes Casaus (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Siege against the Spanish (about 90 meters away); Café de Tacuba (about 90 meters away); Francisco González Bocanegra (about 120 meters away); Calle Guatemuz (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Teatro de la Ciudad and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
2. Teatro de la Ciudad and Marker
The marker is far to the right in this view of the theater.
Teatro de la Ciudad and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
3. Teatro de la Ciudad and Marker
This view of the theater and marker is towards the west along Donceles.
The theater's namesake, Esperanza Iris, on a 1927 calendar image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 19, 2017
4. The theater's namesake, Esperanza Iris, on a 1927 calendar
The calendar is for the "El Buen Tono" brand of cigarretes. This photo was taken at the Calendar Museum (MUCAL, Museo del Calendario) in Querétaro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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