Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Hospital of San Hipolito
Hipolito, primero para dementes
que hubo en América Fundado
por Bernardino Alvarez
Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de
Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos
Here was the Hospital of San Hipolito (Saint Hippolytus), the first in the Americas for those with mental illness.
It was founded by Bernardino Alvarez in 1577.
Catalogue of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments
Erected by Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos.
Location. 19° 26.262′ N, 99° 8.833′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Hidalgo just west of Paseo de la Reforma, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Avenida Hidalgo, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06300, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple of San Hipólito y Casiano (within shouting distance of this marker); Angel Albino Corzo (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Vicente Guerrero (about 180 meters away); Jesús Terán (about 210 Ignacio Ramírez (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Leandro Valle (approx. half a kilometer away); Miguel Lerdo de Tejada (approx. half a kilometer away); Manuel Cepeda Peraza (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 156 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on January 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 2. submitted on May 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.