Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: The Booming Mexico City Neighborhoods Shaken by the Earthquake


This story originally appeared in Spanish on our sister site, CityLab Latino.

When Cinthya Chavez and her husband were looking into buying an apartment in La Condesa, she remembers asking the key question: How did the building fare in the 1985 earthquake? “It is an important reference,” says Chavez. “The neighbor we asked told us that nothing had happened. And, in fact, nothing major has happened to the building,” Chavez adds, minutes after sweeping up some broken glass that fell on her bed durin…