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Torre Veracruz

Paseo de la Reforma 704, U.H.A.López Mateos Tlatelolco, Cuauhtémoc
Mexico Mexico

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1962
Floor Count24
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof216 ftSantiago Jorda Salazar

Description
Architects: Mario Pani Darqui / Ricardo de Robina
Development: The Federal Government through the Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Publicos (BANOBRAS)
Main Constructor: Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA)
Analysis of stability and structural safety on 2011: Hoyu Mexicana, S.A. de C.V.

-The original facade projected in 1957 was covered with marcolite blades & Blue Venetian mosaics (Facades north & South)who was replaced with fabric material and glass on 1972, some years later was reinforced into their foundations but was damaged on 79 & 85's earthquakes, on 1987 was strongly reinforced with a new structure who cover the old one, but still some deformations on their uprightness, rotated to the north 1.5 degrees some years, receive a new adjustment of foundation on 2003 to recover their uprightness, since 2008 lost their verticality again.

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