The Oriental Bank Building

The Oriental Bank Building (HM24WN)

Location: Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Puebla 72000 Puebla
Country: Mexico

N 19° 2.629', W 98° 11.82'

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Banco OrientalFue construido durante la primera década del siglo XX para albergar
al "Banco Oriental de México", llegando a ser la quinta institución en importancia del país gracias a sus operaciones comerciales y a la emisión de sus propios billetes, situación que duraría hasta 1916. Es obra del arquitecto Alfredo Giles y del ingeniero Carlos Bello y Acedo quienes utlizaron una novedosa estructura de acero, el edificio tiene un estilo arquitectóníco ecléctico. Posteriormente, funcionó como "Banco de México", "Cámara Textil", "Palacio de Gobierno del Estado" y "Tesorería del Ayuntamiento". Después de ser restaurado en 1906, fue destinado como "Edificio de Protocolos del Gobierno del Estado".
English:The Oriental Bank BuildingIt was built during the first decade of the 20th century to house the "Banco Oriental de México", becoming the fifth most important institution in the
country thanks to its commercial operations and issuing of its own bills, a situation that would last until 1916. It is the work of architect Alfredo Giles and of engineer Carlos Bello y Acedo who used a new kind of steel structure; the building has an eclectic architectural style. The building later served as "Banco de México", "Cámara Textil", "State Government Palace and

"Town Council Treasury". After being restored in
1906, it was designated as "Edificio de Protocolos del Gobierno del Estado" (State Government protocols building).
HM NumberHM24WN
Placed ByGobierno Municipal de Puebla
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 7:03pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 584495 N 2105868
Decimal Degrees19.04381667, -98.19700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 2.629', W 98° 11.82'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 2' 37.74" N, 98° 11' 49.2" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Calle 2 Nte, Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza Puebla 72000, MX
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