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Francisco J. Serrano
Born(1900-03-12)March 12, 1900
DiedDecember 3, 1982(1982-12-03) (aged 82)
Mexico City
Alma materUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Francisco J. Serrano y Alvarez de la Rosa (March 12, 1900 in Mexico City – December 3, 1982 in Mexico City) was a Mexican civil engineer and architect.

Serrano studied civil engineering and afterwards architecture at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), where later taught as professor of civil engineering and architecture, and researched influences of climatic phenomenons on architecture. His son J. Francisco Serrano Cacho became also a notable architect.[1]


Edificio Basurto
Edificio México
Pasaje Polanco a.k.a. Pasaje Comercial along Avenida Presidente Masaryk in the Polanquito district of Polanco, built in 1938 in Colonial Californiano style
Edificio Centro Olímpico/Former Aeroméxico Headquarters Building
Nameplate at Edificio Centro Olímpico/Former Aeroméxico Headquarters Building

Buildings in Colonia Hipódromo, Condesa, Mexico City

  • Edificio Basurto (1942-1945),[2]
  • Edificio México (1932)[2]
  • Laredo 5 (1933)[2]
  • Laredo 22 (1942, 1971, 1985)[2]
  • Nuevo León 68 (1952)[2]
  • Cine Auditorio Plaza (with Fernando Pineda), (corner of Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, and Juan Escutia)[2]
  • Edificio Confort[2]
  • Edificio ACRO (1937), corner of Insurgentes and Quintana Roo[2]
  • Edificio Insurgentes or Glorieta (1938), corner of Insurgentes and Chilpancingo[2]
  • Chilpancingo 39[2]
  • Edificio "Casas Jardínes" (1928-1930), Amsterdam 285 corner of Sonora[2]

Other buildings

Faculty of Engineering (UNAM) at the Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM "University City"), Mexico City (collaboration with Fernando Pineda and Luis MacGregor Krieger), 1953


  1. ^ Francisco Serrano at arquitectura MEXICANA.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Marisol Flores García (2002), Guía de recorridos urbanos de la Colonia Hipódromo, Universidad Iberoamericana, p. 89, ISBN 9789688594681
  3. ^ "El corazón de Polanco lucha por seguir latiendo | la Crónica de Hoy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-13. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  4. ^ "Una Vida Moderna".
  5. ^
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