In 2010, the “Estela de Luz” (Stela of Light) was inaugurated as the commemorative monument of the bicentennial of Mexican independence. But when a newspaper report revealed the exorbitant total cost of the project, around 1 billion pesos, it was deemed to be far too high for a tower covered in marble and lights, and the monument instead became a symbol synonymous of Mexican corruption.
After the scandalous cost was revealed, an attempt was made to redefine the work by adding a Digital Culture Center, which currently operates in the basement. The center has seven spaces dedicated to different aspects of digital art: literature, games, communication, immersion, web lab, education, and free technologies.
|The Animals of Parque España||2019||1km||site_ao|
|National Museum of Anthropology Murals||2019||1.2km||site_ao|
|‘Las Razas y La Cultura’ Mural||2019||1.1km||site_ao|
|Death Mask of Pakal the Great||2019||1.1km||site_ao|
|Baths of Moctezuma||2019||0.9km||site_ao|
|Mask of the Bat God||2019||1.1km||site_ao|
|The Turquoise-Studded Skull of a Long-Dead Aztec Man||2019||1.1km||site_ao|
|Monolith of Tlaloc||2019||1.1km||site_ao|
|Guillermo Tovar de Teresa House Museum||2019||0.9km||site_ao|
|Disk of Death||2018||1.1km||site_ao|
|The Jaguar Cuauhxicalli||2018||1.1km||site_ao|
|Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo||1980||0.7km||site_brutalism|
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