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

 
 
Teatro de Oriente Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Teatro de Oriente Marker
Although the marker is currently missing, this photo of the marker was probably taken near the time of its original placement ca. 1955 (Courtesy Mediateca INAH).
Inscription.  

En este sitio estuvo edificado el Teatro de Oriente de fama en el año de 1854.
Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.

English translation:
At this site was built the Teatro de Oriente (The Theater of the East), famous in 1854.
Office of Colonial Monuments
 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 19° 25.677′ N, 99° 7.775′ W. Marker was in Ciudad de México. It was in Centro Histórico. Marker was at the intersection of Mesones and Callejón Las Cruces, on the right when traveling west on Mesones. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Mesones 164, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Elias Nahum (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple of San José de Gracia (about 180 meters away); Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera
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(about 240 meters away); New Temple of San Pablo (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); House of Andés Quintana Roo and Leona Vicario (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Mariano Matamoros (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); José Fernando Ramírez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Lorezana Orphans Home (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
More about this marker. The notes about the marker on Mediateca INAH mention that the marker was at "...6° de Mesones N° 164 y callejón de las Cruces."
 
Teatro de Oriente Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 12, 2019
2. Teatro de Oriente Marker
This view is towards the west on Mesones at the intersection with Callejón las Cruces. The theater and marker were probably on the distant corner seen here, now a paper supply store.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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