San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
Barroco. S. XVIII
Reconstruida en 1763. Atesoraba los bienes de la Real Hacienda. Hacia 1791 construyen oficinas de fundición al lado de la caja. Al iniciar la independencia fue saqueada. Después fue comisaría, aduana y vivienda Santa Anna la cedió para palacio episcopal. Es ésta época se construyó el tercer piso. Declarada Monumento Nacional en 1935.
Baroque. 18th century.
Reconstructed in 1763. Safeguarded the assets of the Royal Treasury. Towards 1791 the offices of a mint were built next to the Treasury. When the independence movement began, it was ransacked. It was later a police station, customs house and private housing. Santa Anna donated it as the episcopal palace. It is at this time that the third floor was built. Declared a National Monument in 1935.
Erected 2001 by Consejo Consultivo del Centro Histórico.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features. A significant historical month for this entry is December 2001.
Location. 22° 9.069′ N, 100° 58.653′ W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí. Marker is on Francisco I. Madero just west of Ignacio Aldama, on the right when traveling west. 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. The Plan of San Luis (within shouting distance of this marker); La Lonja Society of San Luis Potosí (within shouting distance of this marker); Mint of San Luis Potosí (within shouting distance of this marker); Government Palace (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Former Othón Theater (about 90 meters away); Royal Treasure / Monumental Palace (about 90 meters away); Founders Square (about 90 meters away); Government Palace / Vicereine’s House (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.