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Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo and his colorful Centro home are featured in Architectural Digest, one of the most respected shelter magazines in the U.S.
Parks such as Santa Lucia's have been given over to tourists at the expense of locals.That's one conclusion discussed this week at a seminar exploring the impact of foreigners on Mexico's historic centers.
The migration of foreigners in historic centers in Mérida and other Latin American destinations is among the topics of an academic seminar that is open to the public.
The Pasaje Picheta will shed its homey murals in a renovation that goes beyond a cosmetic makeover.
The Directorate of Urban Development of the City of Mérida last week closed, for the third time, a boisterous Centro Histórico nightclub.
Ana Carolina Levya Peralta has come along way in the six years since she started the trendy El Mercadito Bazar. This week, her new enterprise, Lagalá 56:426, is camera-ready, and ready for the public.
A priceless artifact, barely in public view, sits almost lost between overhangs and cables, embedded in the north wall of Santiago church.
The Fifth District Court suspended the amparo process requested by residents living near loud Centro cantinas, questioning if the complainants really lived near the nightclubs.
Allowing never-before-seen views of some of the Centro's most revered historic treasures, the Music Palace is unabashedly modern.
Meeting with the Board for the Preservation of the Historic Center, mayor-elect Renán Barrera reiterated his proposal to create a dedicated Centro Histórico management office.
Scaffolding covers UADY's historic downtown building, which has become part of the current phase of facade "rescue."
Noise regulations remain a list of promises to be kept before the current administration hands over the keys to the Municipal Palace to the incoming administration on Sept. 1.
About 100 UADY staff this week began packing for new quarters, making way for the Autonomous University of Yucatan's Centro Cultural Universitario.
More space for walking, less for driving. That summarizes the philosophy of a retired UNAM professor in yet another seminar on how to sustain the Centro Histórico.
The Historic Center is Mérida's most polluted area, up to five times worse than other neighborhoods, said UNAM researcher María del Carmen Delgado Carranza.
Ideas abound to make the Centro safe and more livable.
Solving the noise problem in the Centro is not so easy, an acoustics expert says.
An authority should be formed that's dedicated specifically to challenges in the Centro Histórico, said the Patronato para la Preservación del Centro Histórico.
More than 70 owners of historic buildings are still in the midst of the current phase of the city's façade rescue project, as others have refused or can not be included due to legal issues.
Restored homes in the historic district would be exempt from property taxes under a proposed stimulus plan. Yes, there's a catch.