The Plaza del Carmen and the surrounding buildings were built by the nineteenth century. The church that gives its name to the site and the former convent of the Ursuline Mothers nest space for constructive relevance that look, distinct from the rest of the repertoire of mainly residential type. The square is due to a stepped path that is opening the general visual space and responds to only one of its kind in the region. The neighborhood was generated from the congregation of low-income families, mainly of freedmen.
In this unique urban landscape renowned artist Martha Jimenez between the years 2002-2003, full-scale chooses to design a series of picturesque and folkloric sculptures, in sincere tribute to the ordinary people who also deserves to be collected in the history, legends his countrymen and in the memory of few outsiders visiting the city.