Mineral de Pozos
was a 16th century mining town in Mexico that became a virtual ghost town. It is experiencing a renewal as a tourist attraction. Local re-purpose centuries-old buildings and intentionally use the original walls as part of the new shops, homes, pubs, and restaurants.
Below: a homeowner finishes his outside wall with a piece of the original left exposed; a wedding in the shell of a 16th-century church; a stone-wall building awaits 21st century occupants.