Municipal Headquarters of Guatemala City

Municipal Headquarters of Guatemala City (HM26SJ)

Location: Guatemala, Guatemala
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 37.63', W 90° 30.946'

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Palacio MunicipalTipo: Arquitectura CivilConstrucción: Siglo XXEstilo: ModernoEl Palacio Municipal fue diseñado por los arquitectos Roberto Aycinena y Pelayo Llerena. De los cuatro edificios del movimiento moderno localizados en el Centro Cívico, este fue el primero en ser edificado. Cuenta con tres murales: dos externos y uno en el interior. El mural de la fachada oriente es obra de Dagoberto Vásquez y se titula "Canto a Guatemala"; en la fachada poniente se ubica el de Guillermo Grajeda Mena titulado "La Conquista". En el lobby y el mezzanine se encuentra la obra de Carlos Mérida llamada "Canto a las Razas", este mural ocupa 380 metros cuadrados de mosaico veneciano, siendo el de mayores dimensiones.
English translation:Municipal HeadquartersType: Civil Architecture Construction: 20th Century Style: Modernist The Municipal Headquarters (or Municipal Palace) was designed by the architects Roberto Aycinena and Pelayo Llerena. Of the four buildings of the Modernist movement located in the Civic Center, this was the first to be built. It has three murals: two external and one inside. The mural on the eastern facade is the work of Dagoberto Vásquez and is entitled "Canto a Guatemala" [Song to Guatemala]. On the west façade



is Guillermo Grajeda Mena's mural entitled "La Conquista" [The Conquest]. In the lobby and mezzanine is the work of Carlos Mérida: "Canto a las Razas" [Song to the Races]. This mural occupies 380 square meters of Venetian mosaic, being the largest of the three murals.
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HM NumberHM26SJ
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Placed ByMunicipalidad de Guatemala
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Date Added Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 767604 N 1618555
Decimal Degrees14.62716667, -90.51576667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 37.63', W 90° 30.946'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 37' 37.8" N, 90° 30' 56.76" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 6A Avenida, Guatemala Guatemala , GT
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