Welcome to Pasadena, the capital of Sonora!
Hello! The country of Sonora is now at Simtropolis community!
Today we travel to the northeast of the capital, to reach the historic Villa Real de Hutchinson, now part of the city of Pasadena as a district more. Once there we can observe one of the oldest constructions the country: the Presidential Palace of Hutchinson, the official residence of the Federal Government of Sonora's presidency.
Surrounded by two large gardens like the majestic palace stands four stories high, built originally as a summer residence for the Hutchinson family, belonging to the Western nobility. Later, with the establishment of the republic, the structure and its surroundings were expropriated by the new government, making it what it is today.
This is where the prime minister welcomes important visitors from abroad.
The Hutchinson spared no expense or detail front of the palace building the first railway station in the area as well to join the palace and the surrounding area with French Old Pasadena center. The avenue that crosses between the two locations is the Presidential Avenue, which divides the district into two from Cerro El Centinela to the Conception Bay, places which later show in new presentations. Parallel to this road was built years later, a new section of the P-30, as seen in the very top right of the above image.
Why build it right there? The answer is simple: The desert and paradise land where it is today Hutchinson were a perfect place for relaxation and leisure of the nobility. A place away from the metropolis of Pasadena, with direct views of the Laguna Salada on one side and the mountains Cucapá (Cocopah) on the other side. Opposite the west side of the gardens are known "Hutchinson beaches", of which we'll also talk soon ...
I hope you have enjoyed this historical journey through the city of Pasadena!
Soon back to the center of town! ¡Saludos!