The last major ruler of Azcapotzalco was Tezozomoc who ru...
The last major ruler of Azcapotzalco was Tezozomoc who ruled from 1367 to 1427. Under him the empire reached over most of the Valley of Mexico into Cuernavaca and north into Tenayuca and Atotonilco .[4][5]This made Azcapotzalco the most important city in the Valley of Mexico and archeological work related to this dominion continues to this day.
In 1986, the INAH named the center of Azcapotzalco an historic monument. The plaza Hidalgo is in the center of Azcapotzalco. The historic center was designated as a "Barrio Mágico"
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In the 19th century a major rail station was constructed called the Pical-Pantaco terminal. It is still used for shipping goods between Mexico City and the north of the country but it has also become an obstruction of traffic flow.
Mass transport options include the Mexico City Metro (with nine stations serving lines 6 and 7), the RTP bus system, thetrolleybus system and a number of privately owned buses and taxis.
Parque Tezozomoc is one the largest parks in Mexico City, was created in 1982 designed as a scaled replica of the Valley of Mexico basin in the pre Hispanic era. It an important public open space, sports and recreational area, and a point of reference landmark for northwestern Mexico City.
he Alamedia Norte park is located next to the Ferrería station. It has a pond which was used in the past as an ice rink and playing field but was rehabilitated in the 2000s
Rio de los Remedios is primarily used for drainage of wastewater
250 chemical producers mostly concentrated in Colonia Industrial Vallejo which make ethanol, cyanide compounds, phosphates, organic solvents and more.[4] Air pollution is a significant problem in the borough as it is in the rest of Mexico City
Lies in the Historic Center of Azcapotzalco, the Statue of Miguel Hidalgo Costilla
The first El Bajio restaurant was founded in Azcapotzalco and still is in operation.
One legend of the area is about the “Enchanted Pool of Xancopina” a fresh water spring that existed during the pre Hispanic era and where Moctezuma is said to have submerged much of his treasure after being defeated by the Spanish. It was located where the Unidad Habitacional Cuitláhuac is now
UAM was established in 1974 and has since grown to over twenty one buildings include classrooms, laboratories, computer labs a 225,000 volume library and more.[30] Its large campus is an important part of borough efforts to maintain green spaces. In 2012, the UAM campus received fifteen monumental sculptures from fifteen notable artists such as Vicente Rojo, Manuel Felguérez, Gilberto Aceves Navarro and Gabriel Macotela.(The project is part of ongoing efforts to keep the campus as a cultural center in the north of the city

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