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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 Pasaje Picheta will shed its homey murals in a renovation that goes beyond a cosmetic makeover.
Scaffolding covers UADY's historic downtown building, which has become part of the current phase of facade "rescue."
The ornate mansion, built in 1915 during the opulent Porfiriato and mirroring the period's French Renaissance trend, will be used for receptions and social events.
After months of fundraising, the Merida English Library is ready to begin its expansion. Members will have to adjust.
The bandshell in one of the city's most beloved parks may be due for a renovation.
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.
Personnel from the Municipal Directorate of Urban Development, with support from municipal police, halted demolition work at a house on Calle 51.
An investment of 7.6 million pesos will improve efficiency at Santiago's and Chuburná de Hidalgo's markets.
The second stage of the current effort to restore facades in the Centro Histórico is a quarter-way done, said the city's director of urban development, Aref Karam Espósitos.
The arch that is the city's first impression on many travelers is getting a much-needed restoration.
After a summer break, the second stage of the current downtown facade rescue program heads north toward Parque Santa Ana.
Redecorated and updated from pillar to post, the historic Hotel Mérida has re-opened after being boarded up for nine years.
Work crews are busy restoring the Passage of the Revolution in time for celebrations in September, which is called the month of national holidays.
One small tweak in the way the city's façade-rescue program works has made a big difference, even if it did cost the city 10 million pesos.
A fanciful flying mast with skylights will crown an expansion at Liverpool's mall this fall.
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