Governor's Palace Historical

Governor's Palace Historical (HM1Y2D)

Location: Campeche, Campeche 24000 Campeche
Country: Mexico

N 19° 50.714', W 90° 32.377'

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Palacio de GobiernoConstruido en 1963, este conjunto arquitectónico alberga los Poderes Ejecutivo, Legislativo y Judicial del Estado de Campeche. En su momento, fue la obra más emblemática de la
renovación arquitectónica de la capital, impulsada por el gobernador José Ortiz Ávila quien emprendía una serie de acciones a fin de renovar el aspecto de la ciudad. Actualmente sede del poder Ejecutivo, se acompaña del edificio del Congreso, donde los diputados locales celebran
sus debates legislativos.El edificio presenta características importantes de la arquitectura moderna internacional de la época, donde resaltan edificios de planta arquitectónica libre, con trazos horizontales y verticales limpios; adornado con murales de piedras de colores, que brindan monumentalidad e importancia al inmueble. Los murales
que adornan sus costados representan "El Progreso de Campeche" hacia el
lado de tierra y "La Revolución Mexicana" hacia el lado de mar; obra del guanajuatense José Chávez Morado, alumno de José Clemente Orozco.
Este conjunto arquitectónico sustituyó al antiguo Palacio de Gobierno localizado sobre la muralla de mar a un costado de la Plaza de la
Independencia, el cual fue derruido en 1963. English:Governor's PalaceBuilt in 1963, this architectural complex
housed the Executive, Legislative and Judicial Powers of the State of Campeche. In its time, it was the most emblematic work of the architectural renovation of the capital, put forward by Governor José Ortiz Ávila who began a series of actions to refresh the city's appearance. Today it is the seat of the Executive Power, accompanied by the building of Congress, where the local representatives
hold their legislative debates.The building displays important characteristics of modern international architecture of the times, where buildings having a free architectural floor plan with clean horizontal
and vertical lines stand out; it is adorned with murals of colored stones which give the building importance and monumental status. The murals adorning its sides represent "The Progress of Campeche" on the inland side and "The Mexican Revolution" on the seaside; this work was done by José Chávez Morado from Guanajuato, a student of José Clemente Orozco. This architectural complex replace the old Governor's Palace located on the sea wall at one side of Independence Square, which was destroyed in 1963.
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Date Added Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15Q E 757680 N 2196234
Decimal Degrees19.84523333, -90.53961667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 50.714', W 90° 32.377'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 50' 42.84" N, 90° 32' 22.62" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203A Calle 8, Campeche Campeche 24000, MX
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