Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Calle de las Carreras
30 de junio de 1521.
This street was called "Getaway Street" (Calle Las Carreras) as it was here that the Conquistadors fled from the siege of Tenochtitlán.
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales y de la República.
Location. 19° 26.061′ N, 99° 8.164′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker is at the intersection of Isabel la Católica and 5 de Mayo, on the right when traveling north on Isabel la Católica. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hernán Cortés´ Residences (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Alfredo Robles Domínguez (about 150 meters away); Francisco González Bocanegra (about 150 meters away); Last Residence of Moctezuma (about 210 meters away); Palace of Axayacatl (about 210 meters away); Café del Cazador (about 240 meters away); Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua (about 240 meters away); Hotel de la Gran Sociedad (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
Regarding Calle de las Carreras. This marker
Categories. • Colonial Era • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.