Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
The House of the Rectory
Casa de la Rectoría
Conjunto original de tres casas del siglo XVI, con intervenciones continuas hasta convertirlas en un solo edificio, modificado a principio del siglo XX. Sirvió de hospital militar desde finales del siglo XIX. Fue parte de la sede de la Universidad de Santo Domingo. Se adecuó en el año 2003 a su uso actual.
Originally this was a group of three houses from the 16th century, which were modified continuously until converted into one building around the beginning of the 20th century. It served as a military hospital starting during the end of the 19th century. It also formed part of the University of Santo Domingo. In 2003 it was modified for its present use.
Location. 18° 28.451′ N, 69° 52.952′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. Marker is on Calle El Conde just from Calle Las Damas, on the right when traveling east. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The French Embassy (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pantheon of the Nation (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Antonio Maceo (about 90 meters Borgellá's Palace (about 120 meters away); The Dávila House (about 120 meters away); House of the Jesuits (about 150 meters away); Chapel of Our Lady of the Remedies (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Santo Domingo.
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