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Mérida in Municipality of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

La Nacional Building

 
 
La Nacional Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 18, 2017
1. La Nacional Building Marker
Inscription.
Edificio La Nacional
Desiñado por el destacado arquitecto, Carlos Castillo Montes de Oca en 1936 para albergar oficinas, es un ejemplo de las construcciones que en Mérida mostraron influencia del Art Decó que se manifestó en Yucatán en los años 30.

English:
La Nacional Building
This building was designed by prominent architect Carlos Castillo Montes de Ocas in 1936 to be used as offices. It is an example of the constructions with an Art Decó influence in Mérida which was widespread throughout Yucatán in the 30s.

Maya-Yucateco:
Edificio La Nacional
Beet’ab tu ja’abil 1936 utia’al ul kúuchilo’ob meyaj arquitecto Carlos Castillo Montes de Oca, jump’éel u e’esajil le najo’ob tu chíikbeso’ob Art Decó wey THO’ tu ja’abilo’ob 1930.
 
Location. 20° 58.119′ N, 89° 37.375′ W. Marker is in Mérida, Yucatán, in Municipality of Mérida. Marker is at the intersection of Calle 59 and Calle 60, on the right when traveling east on Calle 59. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mérida, Yucatán 97000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Manuel Cepeda Peraza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gran Hotel (within shouting distance of
La Nacional Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 18, 2017
2. La Nacional Building Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance in this view.
this marker); House of Mr. Andrés Quintana Roo (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedz Balam House (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Sheriff's House (about 150 meters away); The Hotel Mérida (about 150 meters away); Temple of San Juan de Dios (about 150 meters away); "The Louvre" (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
Categories. ArchitectureMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2. submitted on March 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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