Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, 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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 2003.
Location. 18° 28.451′ N, 69° 52.952′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker is on Calle El Conde just from Calle Las Damas, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10210, Dominican Republic. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The French Embassy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Academy of Sciences Building of the Dominican Republic (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Lions (within shouting distance of this marker); History of the Dominican Society of the Bibliophiles’ House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bastidas House (within shouting distance of this marker); María Toledo Square (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Pantheon of the Nation (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 281 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.