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Monumento a la Revolucion

Plaza de la Republica s/n, Col. Tabacalera, Cuauhtemoc
Mexico Mexico

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1910
  Finished1938
Floor Count1
Basement Floors1
Building Uses
 - monument
 - museum
 - observation
 - cemetary
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - atrium
 - dome
 - hole
 - statue
Materials
 - copper
 - steel
 - stone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof220 ft

Description
• Architects: Carlos Obregon Santacilia.

• Sculptor: Oliverio Martinez.
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• The structure was built on 1910-1911 to be the dome of the Federal Legislative Palace (cancelled).
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The works stops when the Revolution War beggins and still more of two decades unfinished and exposed to corrosion, on 1931 was decided to be demolished, but to prevent the total destruction by proposal of Architect Carlos Obregon, the government converts the project to a memorial, without the marble or the gold of the original project, was covered with stone & cooper,now is a monument, museum and cemetary.

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