< Go Back

Plaza de Santa Catarina Coyoacán

Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en Anglais Américain et Espagnol Mexicain.

Francisco de Paula Sosa Escalante (1848–1925) was a writer, poet, historian, biographer and journalist.Born in the city of Campeche, then still a part of Yucatan, he studied Latin, philosophy and law. Active in politics during the turbulent 19th century, he became increasingly influential and eventually he moved to Coyoacán. He is remembered for having proposed the positioning of monuments along the then-young Paseo de la Reforma. This was during the administration of Porfirio Díaz. He died in poverty in 1925.

How to get here
  • Jardín Sta Catarina 10, Col. Santa Catarina, Alc. Coyoacán, 04010 CDMX



Parque de los Olivos

The remarkable legacy of mysterious 500-year-old olive trees...

Bosque de Tláhuac Forest Park

The forest park of Tláhuac...

Parque Cantera, Coyoacán

A former asphalt plant is reborn as a magnificent city park!

Canal Nacional

One of the Mexico City's oldest canals is restored and reinvigorated.

Parque Lineal Gran Canal

Once a forlorn barrier, today's Gran Canal park is uniting multiple neighborhoods.

Practical guides and services