Chetumal in Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Yucatan Peninsula (The Southeast)
Puesto semi fijo, sobre el camellón oriente de la avenida 22 de Marzo y la recién rebautizada Av. de Los Héroes, inició sus operaciones el Kiosco López, del señor Ángel López Ituarte. De ahí se movió a la acera inmediata, cerca de 1950, ya con la nueva denominación de Casa López, que llegó a ser única en su género por el amplio surtido de artículos de consumo personal y doméstico; de entretenimiento y utilidad práctica, a partir de su slogan: Aquí se venden chistes, trompos y voladores (cuentos, juguetes y juegos pirotécnicos).
Originally a semi-fixed stand on the eastern median of Avenida 22 de Marzo and the newly renamed Avenida de los Héroes, the Kiosko López was started and owned by Ángel López Ituarte. From there, he moved to the immediate sidewalk around 1950 and rebaptized the store with the name “Casa López”, which became known for its unique and wide assortment of articles for personal and domestic use, both for entertainment and practical utility. Its slogan was “We sell jokes, tops and rockets!” (books,
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 18° 29.853′ N, 88° 17.792′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Othón P. Blanco. Marker is on Avenida de los Héroes just north of Avenida Álvaro Obregón, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal QR 77000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benito Juárez García (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco I. Madero (within shouting distance of this marker); The Maya Region and the Route of the Churches (within shouting distance of this marker); Hurricane Janet (within shouting distance of this marker); Juventino Rosas Theater (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Quintana Roo State Seal (about 120 meters away); Businesses of Yesteryear (about 150 meters away); Cuauhtémoc (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.