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The Plaza, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00010775/00001
 Material Information
Title: The Plaza, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Physical Description: 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color
Language: English
Creator: unknown
Publisher: Detroit Photographic Company
Place of Publication: Detroit, Mich.
Publication Date: 1903
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
Electric railroads -- Cars-- Puerto Rico.   ( lcsh )
Plaza Baldorioty de Castro (San Juan, Puerto Rico) --   ( lcsh )
San Juan (Puerto Rico) -- 1900-1910   ( lcsh )
Photochrom prints   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: San Juan (Puerto Rico)
 Notes
Abstract: Depicts the Plaza de Armas y Alfonso XIII and San Juan's city hall, on the left. The U.S. military occupied the building at the time. Two streetcars pass the buildings.
General Note: "On the north side of the plaza is the Ayuntamiento, a reproduction of the Municipal Building or Casa del Rey of Madrid. Originally an old residence, the city bought and reconstructed it between 1796-99. The facade is featured by two graceful towers, one housing a chime clock placed there in 1819. Under there two towers, and connecting them, is an arcade wall in traditional romantic style." -- WPA Guide, 1940. The square has been renamed Plaza Baldorioty de Castro. The seedlings bordering the square and barely visible here have grown into large, shady trees.
General Note: Digital image.Kodak. Detroit Photograph Company. Photochroms. Box 2.
General Note: Attached to 11 x 14 in., acid-free window mat.
General Note: All rights reserved by the source institution.
 Record Information
Source Institution: HistoryMiami.
Holding Location: HistoryMiami.
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: 1991-530-15
System ID: AA00010775:00001