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San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Farmacia Principal

Principal Pharmacy

 
 
Farmacia Principal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 19, 2016
1. Farmacia Principal Marker
Inscription.
Edificio Historico
Demolido en 1994
y reconstruido entre
1994 y 1997
Profesional responsable
Arq. Dagoberto Gavidia

English translation:
Historic Building
Demolished in 1994 and reconstructed between 1994 and 1997
Architect Dagoberto Gavidia was the professional responsible for the reconstruction

 
Location. 13° 41.932′ N, 89° 11.413′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Delgado and Pasaje Morazán, on the left when traveling west on Calle Delgado. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Morazán (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Murdered Jesuit Priests (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Capitán General Gerardo Barrios (about 150 meters away); Central America's First Cry of Independence (about 180 meters away); The National Palace of El Salvador (about 210 meters away); Dr. José Matías Delgado (about 210 meters away); El Rosario Church (about 210 meters away); General José Manuel Arce (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding Farmacia Principal. Traditionally this building was known as the Bar Alcazar
Farmacia Principal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 19, 2016
2. Farmacia Principal Marker
or the Art School of Don Valerio Lecha, as its second floor housed Lecha's painting studio where many Salvadoran artists were trained. The building was reconstructed to match its earlier construction as it was one of few buildings from the late 1880's in this area around Plaza Morazán in the historic center of San Salvador.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Farmacia Principal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 19, 2016
3. Farmacia Principal Marker
A view of the building looking east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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