Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Dolphin House/House of the Marquess of Sierra Nevada
La Casa del los Delﬁnes/La Casa de la Marquesa de Sierra Nevada
Fue el antiguo rancho de las Palmas. Data del siglo XVIII. Su fachada está adornada con delfines hechos de piedra y otros ornamentos tallados.
La Casa de la Marquesa de Sierra Nevada
Casa de una planta de estilo barroco con reminiscencia mudéjar. Una de sus ventanas está enmarcada por ajaracas en sus laterales, y rematada con un frontón mixtílineo con roleos en los extremos, nicho al centro y escultura.
The Dolphin House
This was the old Las Palmas ranch and dates from the 18th century. Its facade is adorned with dolphins made of stone and other carved ornaments.
House of the Marquess of Sierra Nevada
This is a one story Baroque style house with Moorish details. One of its windows is framed with ornamental imprinting on its sides, with stone work over its top of a mixed design with spirals on its ends, a niche in its center and a sculpture.
Location. 19° 20.74′ N, 99° 11.441′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Touch for map. The marker is on the south side of the Plaza del Carmen in the San Ángel neighborhood. It is near the intersection of Calles Amargura and Del Carmen. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal 01060, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. The Del Carmen Convent (a few steps from this marker); General José Frontera (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Parish of San Jacinto (about 210 meters away); Tribute to John Riley (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Saint Patrick Battalion (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Monument to the Mexican Fallen of 1847 (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); The Defense at the Battle of Churubusco (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco (approx. 4.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.