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Hidalgo

Hidalgo is named after the priest Father Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.

 

Surrounding States: 

N – Queretaro and San Luis Potos

E – Veracruz and Puebla

S – PueblaTlaxcala and Mexico

W – Mexico and Queretaro

 

Created:  January 16, 1869                         Hidalgo (state) - Wikipedia

State Capital: 

Pachuca     1869 – present

 

Highest Point :  11,214 feet  (  3419 metres ) – Penon de Rosario

Lowest Point:  505 feet ( 154 metres ) – Rio Moctezuma ( Huejalta de Reyes )

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Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Pachuca

 

Location:  Plaza Juarez.- Avenida Benito Juarez / Avenida Francisco I Madero

Built:  1974

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unkown

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a five story glass and concrete structure. The building is located on the southwest side of the Plaza Juarez in the Barreleros District in the city centre..The building has large glass windows and a flat roof line The building also known as the Palacio Executivo contains the office of the Governor and an interior mural by Jesus Becerrel.

 

Legislative Palace (Palacio Legislativo) – Pachuca

 

 

Location:  Boulevard Felipe Angeles / Actopan Pachuca

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story grey coloured concrete structure. The building is located at Boulevard Felipe Angeles and the junction of Actopan Pachua in the Centro Civico Hidal Guense Pachuca to the south of the city centre. The building is located on the west side of the government complex, is named as the Camara de Deputados and houses the State Congress ( Honorable Congreso del Estado de Hidalgo ) and the Historical Museum of the Constitution. There are no exterior windows. There is a large covered entrance on the east side.

 

Justice Palace (Palacio de Justicia) – Pachuca

 

 

Location:  Boulevard Felipe Angeles / Actopan Pachuca

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is two story grey coloured concrete structure. The building is located at Boulevard Felipe Angeles in the Centro Civico Hidal Guense Pachuca along the west side of Boulevard Felipe Angeles to the south of the city centre. The building is located on the east side of the government complex containing the Legislative Palace and houses the Tribunal Superior de Justicia. The modern building is U shaped and contains a large open courtyard in the centre with fountain.

 

 

Government Palace

 

 

 

 

Legislative Palace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justice Palace

 

 

Photos taken 2004