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A museum in the heart of the Centro has had no visitors for months. Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan...
In what the lead archaeologist calls an "incredible" find, researchers have announced the existence of a cave filled with hundreds of artifacts beneath the Chichen Itza ruins.
Merida's historic center contains about 20,000 properties with historical value, of which between 3,000-4,000 are ruins. About a third are beyond...
Property owners trying to renovate historic homes are being promised a more streamlined approval process.
The city's new administration has too small a staff to properly address the growing number of abandoned properties that pose a safety risk to neighbors and passersby.
The city is considering increased staffing to expand the Programa de Rescate de Fachadas.
As promised, INAH has put the Mayan Codex on view at the museum of history and archaeology in Mexico City.
Some 54 years after it was sold by looters, an ancient Maya pictographic text is finally validated as authentic.
The city's oldest temple was also part of the city's first hospital, and until 11 years ago, the home of the City Museum.
Scaffolding covers UADY's historic downtown building, which has become part of the current phase of facade "rescue."
Archaeologist Sergio Grosjean Abimerhi and his team have discovered what could be the most important Mayan cave paintings on the Yucatán Peninsula.
The bandshell in one of the city's most beloved parks may be due for a renovation.
About 100 UADY staff this week began packing for new quarters, making way for the Autonomous University of Yucatan's Centro Cultural Universitario.
More than 70 owners of historic buildings are still in the midst of the current phase of the city's façade rescue project, as others have refused or can not be included due to legal issues.
Restored homes in the historic district would be exempt from property taxes under a proposed stimulus plan. Yes, there's a catch.
German-born archaeologist Peter Schmidt, whose work helped to safeguard much of Maya culture, died this morning in Mérida.
A young entrepreneur is holding an online fundraiser to bring more trees to Santa Ana park.
Although municipal officials demolished several dilapidated mansions in the Centro last year, it is unclear how the Sidra Pino plant has escaped the wrecking ball.
Personnel from the Municipal Directorate of Urban Development, with support from municipal police, halted demolition work at a house on Calle 51.
San Luis Potosí's historic center has received World Heritage status from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).
Scientists around the world will soon be able to dive into a virtual 3-D replica of a vast Yucatecan underwater cave — the one where the oldest skeleton in the Americas was found seven years ago.
Scuba-diving archaeologists at the world's largest underwater cave — recently discovered near Tulum — found fossils of giant sloths and an elaborate shrine to the Mayan god of commerce.