El Palomar monument, Guadalajara © Paul Hudson 2023

Luis Barragán’s architectural legacy in Guadalajara

In March 2023 the city of Guadalajara dedicated a new monument to world-renowned engineer-architect Luis Barragán. The monument, El Palomar, was originally designed by Barragán in the 1970s but did not come to fruition until many years after his death. Barragán’s career has been extensively documented. However, the emphasis has usually been  on his later […]

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The Zuno house in Guadalajara (Ed Fesler)

The Zuno house in Guadalajara, Mexico is doubly ‘historic’

The venerable old Zuno residence is a historic house in its own right but was designed to teach Mexican history. So it’s doubly “historic.” The person who said modern artists try to hide their meanings was wrong. This house was designed by four distinguished modern Mexican artists — aided by two architects — and yet […]

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Did You Know? Three thousand people died in 1833 Guadalajara cholera epidemic

When Mexico braced herself for the imminent arrival of cholera from South America fifteen years ago, many people believed that the disease had never previously been known here. During the nineteenth century, however, there were several outbreaks, including the epidemic of 1833 in which more than 3,000 people died in the city of Guadalajara alone. […]

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US Consular Services In Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Non Emergency Services United States Consular Office – Guadalajara Address: 175 Progreso Guadalajara, 44100 Jalisco, Mexico Web Site: https://www.usembassy-mexico.gov/Guadalajara.htm Entrance: For American Citizen Services & Federal Benefits: – Lopez Cotilla For Non-Immigrant Visas – Libertad Telephone: (3) 825-2700 or (3) 825-2998 Hours of Service: General telephone response: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Passports and Citizenship: 8:00 am to […]

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