Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
The Dávila House
Casa de los Dávila
Edificio construido a inicios del siglo XVI por Francisco Dávila, oidor de la Real Audiencia y regidor de la ciudad. Única residencia de la colonia con capilla privada.
This building was constructed at the beginning of the 16th century for Francisco Dávila, judge in the Royal Court and city councilman. This was the only residence of the colony with a private chapel.
Location. 18° 28.514′ N, 69° 52.974′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. Marker is on Calle Las Damas, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pantheon of the Nation (a few steps from this marker); House of the Jesuits (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of Our Lady of the Remedies (within shouting distance of this marker); The Residence of Treasurer Cristóbal de Santa Clara (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus' Last Residence (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Palace of the Governors (about 90 meters away); The French Embassy (about 90 meters away); The House of the Rectory (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.