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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.
Tamale vendors reported slow sales on a day that should have been their strongest of the year.
Visitors will have another archaeological site to explore when a "golden triangle" takes shape in September.
After almost a year and-a-half of planning, organizers obtained conditional approval to hold the Armando Manzanero concert at Chichén Itzá on Feb. 3.
Cinépolis has purchased a three-story building in the historic center which they plan to remodel and bring "vitality to one of the most neglected areas of the Centro."
A local fishermen has led archaeologists to remains belonging to an 18th-century Dutch warship and a 19th-century British steamboat, as well as an old lighthouse, deep under the Gulf of Mexico.
About 100 union workers at INAH are protesting the upcoming Armando Manzanero concert at Chichén Itzá, saying that the Mayan archaeological site should not be used for commercial purposes.