Decades later, Reurbano has fragmented these homes into new types of residential units and two commercial lots — a bakery and a restaurant — that establish a dialogue with the public realm, generating a mixed-use development that breathes pedestrian life into the area.
The building rescues a deteriorating building of high historical relevance, modifying its use. By conserving and consolidating a heritage building, Havre 69 develops new spaces that satisfy current market demands and simultaneously created a link to the past. Its reach goes well beyond the building’s physical limits, as it succeeds at reactivating a historic neighborhood , giving way to new urban connections.
In 2015, Havre 69 was named one of ArchDaily Mexico’s three Buildings of the Year.