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Building of the Soumaya Museum located in Plaza Carso, Nuevo Polanco area, Mexico City, Mexico. The building, work of architect Fernando Romero, was inaugurated on March 29th 2011 by the former president Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. The museums belongs to the homonymous cultural institution, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the maintenance, exposition, research and diffusion of the art collection of the Carlos Slim Foundation. The museum's name honours the memory of Soumaya Domit, wife of the museum's founder, Carlos Slim, who died in 1999.

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Building of the Soumaya Museum located in Plaza Carso, Nuevo Polanco area, Mexico City, Mexico. The building, work of architect Fernando Romero, was inaugurated on March 29th 2011 by the former president Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. The museums belongs to the homonymous cultural institution, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the maintenance, exposition, research and diffusion of the art collection of the Carlos Slim Foundation. The museum's name honours the memory of Soumaya Domit, wife of the museum's founder, Carlos Slim, who died in 1999.

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