José Luis Cuevas (architect)

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Park median in Avenida Ámsterdam, the "grand avenue" of the Mexico City subdivision Colonia Hipódromo de la Condesa, designed in 1926 and inspired in part by Ebenzer's Garden City

José Luis Cuevas Pietrasanta (1881–1952) was a Mexican architect who planned the Mexico City subdivisions:[1][2]

The subdivisions were based on the principles of the Garden City as promoted by Ebenezer Howard, including ample parks and other open spaces, park islands in the middle of "grand avenues" such as Avenida Amsterdam in colonia Hipódromo.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Manuel Sánchez de Carmona; et al., El trazo de Las Lomas y de la Hipódromo Condesa (PDF) (in Spanish) 
  2. ^ Gabriel Garcia del Valle (1997), "el arquitecto josé luis cuevas pietrasanta (1881-1952)" [the architect josé luis cuevas pietrasanta (1881-1952)] (PDF), Cuadernos de Arquitectura Virreinal (in Spanish) (UNAM) (18), ISSN 0185-8572, retrieved 2013-10-26 
  3. ^ Dorothee Brantz, Sonja Dümpelmann (1 July 2011). Greening the City: Urban Landscapes in the Twentieth Century. University of Virginia Press. p. 41. ISBN 081393138X. 
  4. ^ "Histoira de la Arquitectura Mexicana", Gabriela Piña Olivares, Autonomous University of Hidalgo