• Accomodations for the estates horses 

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    • Alexandro Margain, engineer 

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      Also our guide to the architecture of Luis Barragan, Pritzker prize winner 1980.
    • Altar/table 

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      The simple altar/table has the inscription "ichthus" meaning fish but which is the Greek acrostic for "Jesus Christ God's Son Savior."
    • Ancient frescoes 

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      The ceiling is decorated with frescoed vaulting. Below, note the contemporary wall sconces and loud speakers.
    • and lectern 

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    • Another atrium view 

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    • Another exterior view of the Museo 

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      The Museo was not only built in Chapultepec Park but on a piece of land donated by the government.
    • Another view of the chapel 

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      Wall sculpture by Enrique Espinosa
    • Apartment of Father Lopez 

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    • Apartment of Father Lopez 

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      Lopez has made a very contemporary apartment in the midst of a 17th century convent.
    • Apartment of Father Lopez 

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      Another view of the apartment with a wall of icons
    • Apartment of Father Lopez 

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    • Apartment of Father Lopez 

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      Contemporary art.
    • Apse 

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      The classical interior belies the restrained churrigeresque of the exterior.
    • Apse 

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      The immense mural of the apse is by architect Pedro Medina.
    • Apse 

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      Obviously influenced by Vatican II the renovation by Robina has reduced the usual statuary and iconography to the great golden banner behind the altar containing a single image of St. James. In the squinches of the dome ...
    • Attendance at low mass 

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      The numbers indicate that religion is still a vital part of Mexican life.
    • "Aztec" dancer 

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      Mexico's pre-colonial culture is often presented to tourists through dance with costumes inspired by temple carvings.
    • Aztecs and Spaniards 

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      Feathered uniforms and wooden swords with obsidian blades were no match for Spanish steel swords and armor astride horses.
    • Baptismal font 

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      Eugene Potente standing at the Baptismal font where Juan Diego, to whom the Virgin Guadalupe revealed herself, was baptized.