Colonia Roma

Colonia Roma, also called La Roma or simply, Roma, is a district located in the Cuauhtémoc borough of just west of the , and in fact is no longer a single colonia but now two officially defined ones, Roma Norte and Roma Sur, divided by Coahuila street.The colonia was planned as an upper-class Porfirian neighborhood in the early twentieth century.

Notable Places in the Area

Arts centre
is an institution dedicated to the promotion of Mexican contemporary art. Photo: AlejandroLinaresGarcia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Museo del Objeto del Objeto, or MODO, is a museum in and the first museum in dedicated to design and communications. Photo: AlejandroLinaresGarcia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Water feature
The Fountain of Cybele in is a bronze replica of the fountain located in the Plaza de Cibeles in that was built during the reign of Charles III by architect Ventura Rodríguez between 1777 and 1792. Photo: Katze Canciola, Public domain.

Work of art
The Cultural Center is the best known landmark in Colonia Roma. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a business and entertainment district located in a portion of Colonia Juárez, near the center of . Photo: Virtual Raider, CC BY 2.0.

The district of is a residential and restaurant area on both sides of Insurgentes avenue between Viaducto Miguel Alemán in the south and Avenida Chapultepec in the north. Photo: Payton Chung, CC BY 2.0.

The , more commonly called the Multifamiliar Juárez, was a large apartment complex built on the southeast section of Colonia Roma, in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

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