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Guerrero

Guerrero is named after Vicente Guerrero, a Mexican revolutionary hero.

 

Surrounding States: 

N – MichoacanMexicoMorelos and Puebla 

E – MexicoMorelosPuebla and Oaxaca

S – Oaxaca and Pacific Ocean

W – Pacific Ocean and Michoacan

 

Created:  October 27, 1849                         Municipalities of Guerrero - Wikipedia

State Capital: 

Tixtla                1849 – 1870

Chipancingo     1870 – present

 

Highest Point :  12,139 feet  (  3700 metres ) –  Cerro Teotepec

Lowest Point:  Sea level –  Pacific Ocean

 

Old Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Chipancingo

 

Location:  Plaza Civica Primer Congreso de Anahuac / Calle Trujano

Built:  1902 – 1906

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Manuel Galindo

Contractor:  Manuel Galindo

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story cream coloured stone structure. The building is located in the centre of Chipancingo on the east side of the Plaza Civica Primer Congreso de Anahuac. The west front has a central entrance on the west front with four columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. There is a niche on either side of the arched entrance. The interior has a large square courtyard with rooms on each side. The base of the building is stone blocks. The building served as the Government Palace until 1972 and then served as the Municipal Palace until 1985. In 1987 the building housed the Guerrero Regional Museum.

 

Note: The previous Government Palace was rebuilt in 1883 after the first building was destroyed by an earthquake in 1882.

 

Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Chipancingo

 

 

Location:  Boulevard Rene Juarez Cisneros 62

Built:  2004 – 2005

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story comlex of glass and concrete buildings forming a circle around a central plaza.. The building is located south of the centre of Chipancingo along the west side of highway 95. The east entrance opens onto a large circular plaza with the Centre Building on the west side. The Centre Building has a large white coloured rectangular frame with glass panel wall. At the top is a bell along the flat roof line. Wings extend north and south enclosing the plaza on three sides.

 

Former Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Chipancingo

 

 

Location:  Plaza Civica Primer Congreso de Anahuac / Calle Alvarez

Built:  1970 – 1972

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a four story cream and light green coloured concrete structure. The building is located in the centre of Chipancingo on the west side of the Plaza Civica Primer Congreso de Anahuac. The east front has a wide two story porch supported by five white coloured columns rising to a flat roof. On the south side the concrete is pink coloured and there is a large iron sculpture “El Hombre Hacia el Futturo”. The north side also has an brown coloured iron sculpture. The interior walls are decorated with murals of the life of Cuauhtemoc, the War of Independence and the Congress, the Reform and the Revolution by Luis Arenal, Robert Cuevas del Rio and Gilberto Aceves Navarro. The building houses the Honorable Ayuntamineto Municipal ( Municipal Council ) and is named as the Palace of Culture Ignacio Manuel Altamirano. The building served as the Government Palace until 2004.

 

Former Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Chipancingo

 

 

Location:  Plaza Civica Primer Congreso de Anahuac / Calle Trujano

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story cream coloured concrete structure. The building is located in the centre of the city on the south side of the Plaza Civica Primer Congreso de Anahuac. The north front has a wide recessed one story porch supported with pillars. The north side has a central entrance with balcony on the second story and pediment with clock at the flat roof line. The building contains murals and exhibits and government offices. The building served as the Government Palace.

 

Legislative Palace (Palacio Legislativo) – Chipancingo

 

 

Location:  Boulevard Vicente Guererro / Calle Trebol Sur

Built:  2004 – 2005

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story pink coloured concrete and glass structure. The building is located south of the centre of Chipancingo along the west side of highway 95 and and just north of the Government Palace. The building is located on landscaped grounds. On the east side is a three story wing which connected on the north side to the two story section which contains the Chamber of Deputies. On the west side is a one story detached wing. The windows have vertical concrete dividers. The central plaza contains memorials.  The roof line is flat. The building houses the State Congress ( Honorable Congreso del Estado de Guererro ).

 

Justice Palace (Palacio de Justicia) – Chipancingo

 

 

Location:  Calle Hidalgo / Emillino Zapata – Plaza Civica Primer Congreso de Anahuac

Built:  1988 – 1990

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story yellow coloured concrete structure, The building is located on the north side of Plaza Civica Primer Congreso de Anahuac in the centre of Chipancingo. The building faces south onto the plaza with the three story Poder Judicial on the south side and the two story Tribunal Superior de Justicia on the north side. The south side has a recessed porch along the first story and a pediment at the roof line. The windows are recessed. Along the west side is a colonnade with grill work. The north side has three large opening with grill work. Beyond the entrance is the large court chamber. The building houses the Tribunal Superior de Justicia and formerly housed the State Congress ( Honorable Congreso del Estado de Guererro ).

 

Criminal Trbunal – Chipancingo

 

 

Location:  Avenidad Benito Juarez and Calle Galo Soberon y Parra.

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a one story yellow coloured concrete structure. The building is located in the centre of Chipancingo to the north of the Old Government Palace. The central entrance is arched. On the west side the building is constructed of rough stone. The building houses the Poder Judidical de la Federacion.

 

 

Old Government Palace – Chipancingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government Palace – Chipancingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former Government Palace ( Municipal Palace ) – Chipancingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former Government Palace – Chipancingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislative Palace – Chipancingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justice Palace – Chipancingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Criminal Tribunal – Chipancingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2018