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SCOP Center

Millions of pebbles stud the walls of the now-abandoned Secretariat of Communications and Public Works (SCOP) Center. The images they create tell parts of Mexico’s history up until the 1950s, highlighting the country’s technological advances.

Inaugurated in 1954 by Communications Secretary Carlos Lazo, the SCOP Center was planned to be an integral campus for the organization’s bureaucrats. In addition to the administrative areas, it had nurseries, healthcare areas, and a housing unit where workers would live.

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