We collected the most interesting and historical photos taken in Mexico City many of years ago. Everything has changed and it’s even hard to recognize it now.
Check out how this city used to look like, these images will surely transport you back in time.
The Airport - 1974
View of the exterior parking lot of tMexico City International Airport back in 1973, when cars with V8 engines were still popular.
Tacuba Street - 1950
Tacuba was an autonomous municipality until 1928, when it was incorporated into the Central Department along with the municipalities of Mexico, Tacubaya and Mixcoac.
Azteca Stadium under construction under construction
The Estadio Azteca was designed by architects Pedro Ramírez Vázquez and Rafael Mijares Alcérreca and broke ground in 1961. The inaugural match was between Club América and Torino F.C. on 29 May 1966, with a capacity for 107,494 spectators.
Panoramic view of DF city - 1943
Mexico’s capital is both the oldest capital city in the Americas and one of two founded by Amerindians (Native Americans), the other being Quito. The city was originally built on an island of Lake Texcoco by the Aztecs in 1325 as Tenochtitlan, which was almost completely destroyed in the 1521 siege of Tenochtitlan, and subsequently redesigned and rebuilt in accordance with the Spanish urban standards. After independence from Spain was achieved, the federal district was created in 1824.
Casa Porfiriana (Gucci) - 1969
Matching with the era and the Zona Rosa, it was this Gucci store in the late 1960s. This property is still preserved a few meters from the famous Plaza del Ángel.
Avenida Juárez - 1970
Juarez Avenue, captured from the Alameda Central in the seventies. In the center it's the old temple of Corpus Christi, and around can see the buildings of the so-called Conjunto Alameda, with the hotel of the same name on the right side. These properties were affected by the earthquakes in 1985 and were later demolished; Today we found the Plaza Juárez there.