Plaza Carso
Part of the Plaza Carso development, with the Museo Soumaya in the foreground
General information
AddressCorner of Lago Zurich and Cervantes Saavedra streets, Nuevo Polanco (officially, colonia Granada). Miguel Hidalgo borough
Town or cityMexico City
Coordinates19°26′29″N 99°12′15″W / 19.441406°N 99.204083°W / 19.441406; -99.204083
Design and construction
Architect(s)Fernando Romero (master plan)[1]
Architecture firmFR-EE (master plan)
Other information
Public transit accessPolanco and San Joaquín metro stations (both at distance)

Plaza Carso is a large mixed-use development in the Nuevo Polanco area of Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City,[2] backed by billionaire Carlos Slim. The total cost of the complex is quoted between US$800 million[3] and 1.4 billion.[4] The complex claims to be the largest mixed-use development in Latin America.[5] It was built on the site of a former Vitro glass factory.[6]

The complex includes the following components:


  1. ^ ""Plaza Carso Masterplan", FR-EE website". Archived from the original on 2013-04-28. Retrieved 2013-04-13.
  2. ^ "Mapa de Ubicación." Plaza Carso. Retrieved on April 12, 2016. "Plaza Carso, Lago Zurich Esq. Cervantes Saavedra, Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo, D.F., México" (click on blue pointer to see the address)
  3. ^ "Emperor's New Museum", Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2011
  4. ^ "ICSC website". Archived from the original on 2013-10-23. Retrieved 2013-04-13.
  5. ^ a b "Quiénes somos", Plaza Carso website, retrieved April 13, 2013
  6. ^ ""Factories left a mark on Miguel Hidalgo borough", Obrasweb". Archived from the original on 2016-04-23. Retrieved 2014-07-30.
  7. ^ a b "Carlos Slim: At home with the world's richest man". The Telegraph. 21 February 2011.
  8. ^ saks-expands-presence-mexico-city VMSD
  9. ^ a b c "Glass on Web news site". Archived from the original on 2013-10-23. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
  10. ^ "Corporativo", Plaza Carso website
  11. ^ ""Contact Information", América Móvil website". Archived from the original on 2016-07-05. Retrieved 2013-04-15.