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

The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium

 
 
The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
1. The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium Marker
Inscription.  

Antiguo Sanatorio Rendón Peniche
Construido en 1920

English translation:
The Old Rendón Peniche Sanatorium
Built in 1920
 
Location. 20° 58.585′ N, 89° 36.671′ W. Marker is in Mérida, Yucatán, in Municipality of Mérida. Marker is on Calle 43 just east of Avenida 1 de Mayo, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mérida, Yucatán 97000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Passenger Car 1552 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Héctor Victoria Aguilar (about 120 meters away); José Rendón Peniche (about 120 meters away); Diesel Electric Locomotive S-BC 2201 (about 120 meters away); Steam Locomotive (about 120 meters away); Diesel Electric Locomotive FUS 412 (about 150 meters away); Passenger Car 4285 (about 150 meters away); "La Plancha" and Railway Station (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
Regarding The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium.
This building was built in 1920 as a hospital for railroad workers. It was named after
Additional UNAM markers on the Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
2. Additional UNAM markers on the Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium
Since 2004 the building has been used by the UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México or National Autonomous University of Mexico).
José Rendón Peniche, the main promoter of railroads in Mérida. He was born in Mérida on February 2, 1829. After graduating from the Conciliar Seminary of San Ildefonso in Mexico City, his life turned to politics when he was appointed by Santa Anna as an administrator on the Isla del Carmen. He was later mayor of the City of Mérida.

The building was designed by the architect Manuel Amabilis in a style known as Neo-Maya, which also includes other buildings such as the Casa del Pueblo (House of the People) and the Diario de Yucatán Building.

Since 2004 the building has housed the Social Sciences and Humanities Section of the Mérida branch of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
 
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The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
3. The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium Marker
The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
4. The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium and Marker
The marker is to the left of the main entrance to the old sanitorium.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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