San Luis Potosí in Municipality of San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
Teatro de la Paz
Ecléctico. S. XIX.
Arq. José Noriega.
Iniciado en 1889, en el área sur del Convento del Carmen que desde 1870 sirvió de cárcel. Se inauguró en 1894. La cúpula del vestíbulo es de zinc belga. El interior fue remodelado por Cossio y Algara. Fue reinaugurado en septiembre de 1949. En el vestíbulo están “La Bailarina” de Joaquín Arias y Mosaicos de Fernando Leal.
The Peace Theater
Eclectic style. 19th century.
Architect José Noriega.
Begun in 1889 in the southern area of the former Convent of Carmen, which since 1870 served as a prison. It was inaugurated in 1894. The dome of the lobby is made of Belgian zinc. The interior was remodeled by Cossio y Algara. It was reopened in September 1949. In the lobby are "The Dancer" by Joaquín Arias and mosaics by Fernando Leal.
Erected 2002 by Consejo Consultivo del Centro Histórico.
Location. 22° 9.063′ N, 100° 58.428′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Viceregal Art Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Museum of Masks (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of Carmen and Ex-Convent of the Barefoot Carmelite Religious Order (within shouting distance of this marker); San Agustin Temple (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple and Ex-Convent of San Agustín (about 150 meters away); San Agustín Temple (about 150 meters away); Española Bookstore (about 180 meters away); Pitman House (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
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