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Edificio 2 de Abril

Almacenes, Plaza de las 3 Culturas, U.H. Tlatelolco, Cuauhtemoc
Mexico Mexico

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1962
Floor Count8
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Previous spire189 ft
Previous roof177 ft
Roof71 ftSantiago Jorda Salazar

Description
Architect: Mario Pani Darqui / Ricardo de Robina

Originally built with 16 floors half leveled (Main, 26 half leveled residential, services, mechanical)58 meters high aproximate. The original facade was covered with marcolite panels that was totally replaced on the renovation of 1980, a couple years later was reinforced into their foundations but was damaged on 85's earthquakes (stairs & walls), on 1986 was reinforced & partially demolished for stabilization purposes, now only have 8 floors (Main,6 residential,mechanical).

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