July 7, 2018

With their striking colors and circuitous forms, the street markets of Mexico City comprise a vital part of the everyday life and public culture of the metropolis.  Known as tianguis, this mode of buying and selling goods dates at least to the period of Aztec rule, and...

January 13, 2017

This edition of Cityscapes presents a selection of photographs from several barrios around Mexico City, all outside the Centro Historico.  The photographs were shot between December 2016 and January 2017. Click the image above to view.

The 'Distrito Fedral' is the offic...

November 10, 2016

This Cityscapes post is a bit different from previous installments.  Ashley and I are headed to Mexico City in a couple weeks, so I am using this opportunity to record some notes that I have made on landscape forms that I'd like to see on the ground.  With a population...

September 5, 2016

Starting this fall, I will be showcasing photographs that I have taken over the years to document Urban Cultural Landscapes.  The first in this series is Coyoacán, a former colonia and now part of sprawling Mexico City.  The word Coyoacán means "place of the coyotes."...

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