San Luis Potosí in Municipality of San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
The Crystal Palace
Estilo ecléctico. Henry Guindon. S. XX.
Ubicado donde estuvo el Colegio de Niñas de San Nicolás hacia 1730. El actual palacio se termino en 1909. Diseñado para oficinas y despachos, en el estuvo el primer ascensor eléctrico de San Luis. Combina elementos de estilo romántico y clásico. Nombrado asi, por un edificio que se encontraba en Hyde Park, Londres, inaugurado en 1851.
The Crystal Palace.
Eclectic style. Henry Guindon. 20th century.
Located where the San Nicolás Girls’ School was around 1730. The current palace was completed in 1909. Designed for use mainly as an office building, it had the first electric elevator in San Luis. It combines elements of both the Romantic and Classic styles. It is named after the Crystal Palace of Hyde Park, London, inaugurated in 1851.
Erected 2001 by Consejo Consultivo del Centro Histórico.
Location. 22° 9.169′ N, 100° 58.586′ W. Marker 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. Miguel Hidalgo Street / Crystal Palace (a few steps from this marker); Former House of the Vicereine (within shouting distance of this marker); The House of the Vicereine (within shouting distance of this marker); Arms Square / City Hall (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Municipal Palace (about 90 meters away); Government Palace / Vicereine’s House (about 120 meters away); Former Othón Theater (about 120 meters away); Government Palace (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
Categories. • Architecture • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 99 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.