|Francisco I Madero 1, Colonia Centro, Cuauhtemoc|
|Floor Area||27,700 m²|
| - office|
| - highrise|
| - modern|
| - glass|
| - steel|
| - aluminium|
| - fabric|
| ||Heights|| ||Value||Source / Comments|| |
|Antenna||595 ft||construction plans|
|Spire||545 ft||construction plans|
|Observation deck||453 ft||construction plans|
Architect: Augusto H Alvarez
Enginering: Dr. Leonardo Zeevaert Wiechers / Dr. Nathan M. Newmark / Ing. Eduardo Espinoza / Bethlehelm Steel Corporation
Developer: La Latinoamericana Seguros de Vida S.A. / Inmobiliaria Torre Latinoamericana
Construction management: Ernesto Zeevaert Wiechers / Eduardo Espinoza / Alonso Gonzalez Paullada
Construction History: (Spanish) http://zeevwolff.tripod.com/Torre-Latinoamerican/
Foundation works starts in 1949 with 361 pylons at 33 meters deep for a total weight of 24,100 metric tons, the four facades have 15000 sq meters of glass & 3200 sq. meters of aluminium.
Awarded on 1957 by the American Institute of Steel Construction by their great response on seismic phenomena by their strongness & integrity of their modern steel structure.
Included on 1997 into the catalog of the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA) as a monumental building representative of their time of construction supported on the Federal Law of Monuments & Archaeologic Zones Artístic & Historic.
Ownered exclusively since their conception until 2002 by Latinoamericana de Seguros and their Realstate agency, when Grupo Carso became to co-owner on the first eight levels.
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|Augusto H. Alvarez|| - ||Architect|| |
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