During colonial times, the Plaza Mayor witnessed the swearing-in of Spanish kings, religious processions, bullfights, and many more important events.
Casa Oliva sits just around the corner from San Sebastian park. Inside and out, it is a celebration of the colors of the world.
Laura and Alan's home a couple of blocks from Espita's main square has become Casona Los Cedros, a restaurant, bar and boutique hotel remodeled by Laura herself.
After years in the real state market in the US, Eric Partney took advantage of his expertise with the Mérida market, becoming a pioneer in the area.
Fabián Gutiérrez met Francisco Bernés while they were both studying architecture in UADY, the state university of Yucatán. After spending some time abroad in Austria, and through their shared influences, they started designing together.
In the upper corner of the city, a retirement home for a Mexico City family is in its final stages. The owners came looking for serenity and comfort — a home that felt just as if they were on vacation.
Casa Vagantes comprises a traditional abode with a surface of 70 square meters / 754 square feet and has been fully revamped with modern travelers in mind.
This turnkey modern house in Mérida's popular Santa Ana neighborhood has everything covered
For eight years now, CENTRO Architects have been working to address maintenance issues large and small in Mérida’s Centro.
Increases are not limited to the Centro or its surrounding neighborhoods. Areas once considered fairly affordable such as Francisco de Montejo, and Ciudad Caucel have also seen considerable price hikes.
Any foreigner can obtain direct ownership of a property in the interior of the country, they just need a permit from the Foreigner Affair's Office. However, under Mexican law, foreigners cannot directly own property within the restricted zone.
Jardín Baldío is a curated gastronomic experience featuring guest chefs, unique musical selections, and an ambiance that suits the theme of each event.
Photos of Trina Lawry’s gardens on Facebook got our attention last summer. It was the flowering hedge, cultivated for privacy from the street, that had us hooked.
The garden in Casa 75, owned by American lifelong friends Pat and Rose, extends through the long terrain where the house is set.
In today’s Centro, people are looking for properties that maintain the original essence of what there was, whilst becoming functional and enjoyable. FMT faced this challenge in 2018, with a project they dubbed “La Casita”.
“Casa Limonero just has such an authentic Mérida feeling,” says Trevor. “It’s modern enough to feel new and welcoming, but colonial enough to make you feel like you’re in Yucatán.”
Succulents dominate the landscape outside the entryway to Ric Kokotovich and Alison Wattie's home in Mérida. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht When Ric Kokotovich and Alison Wattie expanded their Mérida home by buying the lot next door, they took an opportunity to...
Over the past few years, Jorge has become an inspiration to scores of people in Mexico and abroad.
“The Centro has really become our cornerstone,” says Atahualpa. “In the past 18 years we’ve restored, remodeled, and restructured over 200 houses in Centro alone.”
The splendor and flare of the mansions became a symbol of the economic success brought to the state by the “green gold era” — the henequén times, which coincided with the Porfiriato.
Over on Calle 50, the house of Maryinez Lyons hosts a green oasis. Elenizta Garden began in February and has slowly grown into a city jungle.
Andrea and Ana Cristina met during college and have recently joined forces in Elán- their Architecture and furniture design studio.
The Casas Gemelas are a pair of French-style mansions built in the early 20th century. Their construction began in 1906 and they were inaugurated on Dec. 24, 1911.