Royal Treasure / Monumental Palace

Royal Treasure / Monumental Palace (HM2FHL)

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N 22° 9.086', W 100° 58.596'

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 Caja RealEste importante edificio novohispano es un ejemplo único de la arquitectura real española barroca utilizada para la recolección del "quinto real" o impuesto al oro y la plata, así como para distribuir a los mineros del mercurio o "azogue" necesario para los procesos metalúrgicos del beneficio de la plata.El edificio fue construido en 1763 bajo la dirección de Felipe Cleere. Después de la Independencia fue comisaria, aduana y vivienda de varios gobernantes. El General Santa Anna cedió este edificio para Palacio Apiscopal. Fue declarado Monumento Nacional en 1935. Palacio MonumentalComo su nombre lo indica, es uno de los inmuebles más grandes, monumentales y palaciegos del Centro Histórico. Fue construido durante el Porfriato por el Arq. Henri Guindon y el Ing. Arnold Nilus, por encargo de José Federico Meade, miembro de una de las familias acaudaladas de la región, para albergar su vivienda, departamentos, oficinas y comercios. Fue edificado con estructura metálica.Uno de los departamentos de este edificio fue ocupado el candidato presidencial Francisco



I. Madero, quién el 5 de octubre de 1910 junto a los potosinos Roque Estrada, Pedro Antonio Santos, Enrique Bordes Mangel y Juan Sánchez Azcona redactó el histórico Plan de San Luis, cuyas aspiraciones fundamentales dieron sustento al inicio de la Revolución Mexicana, derrocando a Porfirio Díaz.English:Royal TreasureThis important New Spain construction is a unique example of the royal Spanish baroque architecture used for collecting the "quinto real" (royal fifth) or the tax on gold and silver, as well as for distributing the mercury ("quicksilver") the miners needed for metallurgical silver-processing.It was constructed in 1632 and rebuilt in 1763 under the supervision of Felipe Cleere. After the Independence, it was a police station, customs house and home to various government's leaders. General Santa Anna ceded this building to the Episcopal Palace and it was declared a National Monument in 1935.Monumental PalaceAs its name suggests, it is one of the largest, most monumental and palatial buildings of the historic downtown area. It was built during the time of Porfirio Díaz by architect Henri Guindon and engineer Arnold Nilus, under orders of José Federico Meade, member of one of the wealthiest families of the region, for the purpose of accommodating his home, apartments, offices and businesses.



It was built on a metallic structure. One of the apartments of this building was occupied by presidential candidate Francisco I. Madero, who, on October 5, 1910, together with Potosinos Roque Estrada, Pedro Antonio Santos, Enrique Bordes Mangel and Juan Sánchez Azcona, wrote up the historic Plan of San Luis. These fundamental aspirations were the sustaining force for the beginning of the Mexican Revolution, defeating Porfirio Díaz.
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Placed ByUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
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Date Added Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 296161 N 2450914
Decimal Degrees22.15143333, -100.97660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 22° 9.086', W 100° 58.596'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds22° 9' 5.16" N, 100° 58' 35.76" W
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