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Basurto Building

Basurto Building
Edificio Basurto
General information
TypeResidential condominium
Architectural styleLate or Post-Art Deco
AddressAvenida México 187, Colonia Hipódromo, Condesa, Cuauhtémoc borough
Town or cityMexico City
Coordinates19°24′50″N 99°10′12″W / 19.4138026°N 99.1698783°W / 19.4138026; -99.1698783
Construction started1940
Technical details
Floor count14
Design and construction
Architect(s)Francisco J. Serrano

The Basurto Building (Edificio Basurto) is located in the Condesa area of Mexico City, a work of architect Francisco J. Serrano, built between 1940 and 1945. Its design is post- Art Deco. It is fourteen storeys tall, unusually high for the constructions in the area of that period giving it iconic status and an emblem of Condesa.[1][2][3] It is located on Avenida México, half a block from Parque México to the south and Plaza Popocatépetl to the north.



  1. ^ Porras, Jeannette. Condesa Hipódromo. México, Clío, 2001.
  2. ^ Flores, Stephany. El edificio Basurto. La vivienda de la clase media en la década de 1940. México, tesis para obtener la Licenciatura en Historia, Facultad de Estudios Superiores campus Acatlán, 2014.
  3. ^ Magaña, Carolina. El art deco en la Ciudad de México, retrospectiva de un movimiento arquitectónico. México, tesis de licenciatura de posgrado en arquitectura, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2007.

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