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Jardines del Pedregal(English :Rocky Gardens) or simply El Pedregal(full name :El Pedregal de San Angel) is an upscale Colonia in the south of Mexico City that plays host to some of Mexico's wealthiest families. It is also believed to be home to the largest mansion in the city, with the project covering 1,250 acres.
When it was first developed in the mid-1940s on the lava fields of Pedregal de San Angel, it was probably the largest urban development project the city had ever seen. The first house built here was the studio/home of architect Max Cetto. The area has changed a lot since the initial development, but even though its modernist spirit and original eco-conservation elements have been lost, critics describe its initial development, houses and gardens as a turning point for Mexican architecture. Some of the old modernist houses have been listed as part of Mexico's national heritage.
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