cantina el nivel, mexico city

Cantina el Nivel opened its doors in 1872. It is considered one of the oldest continuously operating bars in Latin America. Located in Mexico City’s historic center, the bar will make way for expansion of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México., the source of this story (and photo), comments:

Es una lástima que espacios historicos terminen en el olvido así, sin que a nadie le importe mucho. Al fin y al cabo es parte de la historia colectiva que poco a poco desaparce, así en silencio.

[Too bad that historic sites end this way, without anyone much caring. So it is that our collective history disappears little by little, in silence.]