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House of the Marqués de Buenavista

 
 
House of the Marqués de Buenavista Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
1. House of the Marqués de Buenavista Marker
These and other similar markers were put up around 1955 in Mexico City.
Inscription.  

Esta fué la casa del Marqués de Buenavista edificada a principios del siglo XIX por el Arq. Manuel Tolsa.
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.

English translation:
This was the house of the Marquis de Buenavista, built at the beginning of the 19th century by the Architect Manuel Tolsá.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic
 
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales y de la República.
 
Location. 19° 26.297′ N, 99° 9.12′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Puente de Alvarado just east of Miguel Ramos Arizpe, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Avenida Puente de Alvarado 50, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06030, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vicente Guerrero (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Ignacio Ramírez (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Leandro Valle (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Miguel Lerdo de Tejada
House of the Marqués de Buenavista Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
2. House of the Marqués de Buenavista Marker
To the right of the marker is an inscription noting the 1905 reconstruction of the house.
(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Manuel Cepeda Peraza (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Dr. José Luis Mora (was approx. 0.4 kilometers away but has been reported missing. ); Andrés Quintana Roo (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Anti-reelection Convention of April 1910 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
More about this marker. The Mediateca INAH mentions that the marker is at '... 3° calle del Puente de Alvarado N° 52', however it is actually at No. 50 on the same street, now the Museo Nacional de San Carlos.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
House of the Marqués de Buenavista Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
3. House of the Marqués de Buenavista Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance to the house, now the Museo de San Carlos (The Museum of San Carlos).
House of the Marqués de Buenavista and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
4. House of the Marqués de Buenavista and Marker
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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