Wreck on Reforma

I’ve cycled, walked, driven and otherwise passed this particular property on Reforma for years. And I’ve always looked at it and wondered what, exactly, the story behind it is. Reforma is, after all, one of the most famous, expensive and developed streets in the country. It’s home to the biggest museums, the zoo, the Angel, international banks, hotels of prestige and status, the tallest sktscraper in Latin America, and of course the hideously wealthy.

And yet amongst all this money lies this vacant old building, vandalised and forgotten about. It would need a fair bit of money to bring it up to date. Or more likely, to plant a nice shiny new building in its place. Yet it sits there, decaying more and more with each passing year. a sore thumb in the middle of a very bejewelled hand. Someone must own it. Someone must have claim to this gold mine in disguise. I’d just like to know…

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