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Gran Hotel de la Ciudad de México

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This luxurious building of eclectic style was inaugurated in 1899 as "El Centro Mercantil", one of the first department stores in the city that caused a sensation among the elites of the time since it offered all kinds of articles brought from Europe. Its interior is the best example of Art Nouveau in the city, the elevators, the stained glass of Jacques Gruber and the main staircase (demolished in the 1960s) achieved a remarkable set. In 1968 it was transformed into a hotel for the international visitors of the Olympic Games held in the country.

Ruta del Corazón de México - Zócalo - Ruta Templo Mayor

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Proyecto “Corredor de Cultura Digital”.

Nombre de la investigación: Investigación Centro Histórico, Monumentos, Edificios y Puntos de Interés (2023)

Dirección de investigación y diseño de Rutas: Acércate al Centro A.C. Guadalupe Gómez Collada

Coordinación e investigación histórica: Fideicomiso del Centro histórico Dir. Maestra Loredana Montes

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