Aguasclientes

Mexico Courthouses / Aguasclientes
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Aguascalientes means “hot waters” from the abundance of hot springs.

 

Created:  May 23, 1835

State Capital: 

Aguascalientes   1835 – present

 

Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Aguasclientes

 

Location:  Plaza de la Patria

Built:  1665

Style:  Spanish Neo-Classical

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red coloured stone structure. The building is located on the south side of Plaza de la Patria in the centre of the city. The façade of red coloured tezontle (volcanic) stone. The building has hand carved pillars and an interior patio with a courtyard of arches and pillars around a sweeping stone staircase. There are murals painter by Chilean painter Oswaldo Barra, in 1961, which depicts all manner of mercantile scene. The building was the mansion of the Marques de Guadalupe and was built in 1665 for the Rincon Gallardo family.

 

Legislative Palace (Palacio Legislativo) - Aguasclientes

 

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Location:  129 Lado Notre / Plaza de la Patria

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Classical 19th Century

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a is a three story stone structure. The building is located on the north side of the Plaza de la Patria in the city centre. The south front has a central entrance on the first story. The second story has arched windows and white coloured grill work. The third story also has grill work and narrow vertical windows. The roof line is flat. The building houses the State Congress (Honorable Congreso del Estado de Aguascalientes).

 

Legislative Office (Poder Legislativo- Aguasclientes

 

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Location:  109 Ote ( Avenida Benito Juarez )  / Plaza de la Patria

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story concrete structure. The building is located on the east side of the Plaza de la Patria, in the city centre.

 

Justice Palace (Palacio de Justicia- Aguasclientes

 

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Location:  NW – Avenida Heroe de Nacozan / Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story yellow coloured concrete structure.  The building is located on the east side of the ciiy centre. The building houses the Tribunal Superior de Justicia.

 

States: 

N – Zacatecas 

E – Zacatecas 

S – Jalisco

W – Zacatecas 

 

 

 

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Legislative Palace

 

 

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Legislative Office

 

 

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Justice Palace

 

 

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Photos taken 2005