Saving Mexico City's Art Deco Treasures

Saving Mexico City’s Art Deco Treasures

The El Moro building, one of Mexico City's Art Deco treasures, suffered significant damage during last year’s earthquake; the upper floors swayed several feet during the tremors. One year ago—September 19, 2017—a massive earthquake rattled Mexico City, toppling dozens of buildings and damaging thousands more. The neighborhoods of Condesa and La Roma, home to some of the most excellent examples of Art Deco architecture arguably anywhere in the world, were hit hardest. While many structures throughout the city, including historical buildings, remain damaged and vacant, two Art Deco treasures&mdash . . .

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