National Register of Historic Places listings in western Puerto Rico


National Register of Historic Places listings in western Puerto Rico
Municipalities of Porta del Sol

This is a list of properties and districts in the Porta del Sol municipalities of Puerto Rico that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It includes places along the western coast, and on islands, and in the peaks and on the western slope of Puerto Rico's Cordillera Central.

The area covered spans from the 17 municipalities in the Porta del Sol area: Quebradillas, Isabela, San Sebastián, Moca, Aguadilla, Aguada, Rincón, Añasco, Mayagüez, Las Marías, Maricao, Hormigueros, San Germán, Sábana Grande, Guánica, Lajas and Cabo Rojo.. All NRHP-listed places west, on the coasts, islands, slopes, and in the peaks of the Cordillera are included.

Names of places given are as they appear in the National Register, reflecting name as given in NRHP application at the date of listing. Note, the National Register name system does not accommodate Spanish á, ñ and other letters.

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Contents

Western municipalities

Aguada

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Puente de Coloso 02010-12-29 December 29, 2010 State Road No. 418, km .5 Guanabano Historic Bridges of Puerto Rico MPS

Aguadilla

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Cardona Residence Cardona Residence.JPG 01985-01-02 January 2, 1985 Betances St. No. 55
18°25′47″N 67°8′47″W / 18.42972°N 67.14639°W / 18.42972; -67.14639 (Cardona Residence)
Aguadilla Also known as Quiñones-Elías Lawyer's Office.
2 Casa de Piedra 01986-04-03 April 3, 1986 14 Progresso St.
18°25′22″N 67°8′48″W / 18.42278°N 67.14667°W / 18.42278; -67.14667 (Casa de Piedra)
Aguadilla A Spanish colonial house, also known as Amparo Roldán House
3 District Courthouse 01985-01-02 January 2, 1985 Progreso
18°25′36″N 67°8′48″W / 18.42667°N 67.14667°W / 18.42667; -67.14667 (District Courthouse)
Aguadilla
4 El Parterre-Ojo De Agua 01986-01-13 January 13, 1986 Bounded by Munoz Rivera, Gonzalo Firpo, De Diego, and Mango Sts.
18°25′57″N 67°8′47″W / 18.4325°N 67.14639°W / 18.4325; -67.14639 (El Parterre--Ojo De Agua)
Aguadilla
5 Faro de Punta Borinquen Puntaborinquen.JPG 01981-10-22 October 22, 1981 18°30′1″N 67°8′7″W / 18.50028°N 67.13528°W / 18.50028; -67.13528 (Faro de Punta Borinquen) Aguadilla
6 Fuerte de la Conception 01986-04-03 April 3, 1986 Stahl St.
18°26′17″N 67°9′2″W / 18.43806°N 67.15056°W / 18.43806; -67.15056 (Fuerte de la Conception)
Aguadilla
7 Old Urban Cemetery 01985-01-02 January 2, 1985 Cuesta Vieja
18°26′28″N 67°9′4″W / 18.44111°N 67.15111°W / 18.44111; -67.15111 (Old Urban Cemetery)
Aguadilla
8 Residence Lopez 01985-01-02 January 2, 1985 Progreso St. No. 67
18°25′36″N 67°9′15″W / 18.42667°N 67.15417°W / 18.42667; -67.15417 (Residence Lopez)
Aguadilla
9 Church San Carlos Borromeo of Aguadilla Aguadilla Plaza, Puerto Rico, 1910.JPG 01984-09-18 September 18, 1984 Diego St., Town Plaza
18°25′54″N 67°9′13″W / 18.43167°N 67.15361°W / 18.43167; -67.15361 (Church San Carlos Borromeo of Aguadilla)
Aguadilla A church

Añasco

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Puente de Anasco Puente del Río Grande de Añasco.jpg 02011-01-18 January 18, 2011 PR 2 at kilometer 146.1 Añasco/Mayagüez border

Cabo Rojo

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Punta Ostiones 02004-08-25 August 25, 2004 Vic. of Cabo Rojo Cabo Rojo
2 Faro de los Morrillos de Cabo Rojo Cabo Rojo lighthouse.jpg 01981-10-22 October 22, 1981 17°56′1″N 67°11′32″W / 17.93361°N 67.19222°W / 17.93361; -67.19222 (Faro de los Morillos de Cabo Rojo) Cabo Rojo

Guánica

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Faro de Guanica Faro de Guanica 01977-03-28 March 28, 1977 Vic. of Guanica
17°57′12″N 66°54′12″W / 17.95333°N 66.90333°W / 17.95333; -66.90333 (Faro de Guanica)
Guanica Lighthouse from 1893
2 Hacienda Santa Rita Hacienda Santa Rita.JPG 01984-01-05 January 5, 1984 Vic. of Guanica
18°0′30″N 66°53′1″W / 18.00833°N 66.88361°W / 18.00833; -66.88361 (Hacienda Santa Rita)
Guanica
3 Yauco Battle Site Yauco Battlefield 1898.jpg 02008-09-02 September 2, 2008 Near Guanica Guanica Site of the Battle of Yauco in 1898, in the Spanish-American War. See Spanish-American War in Puerto Rico MPS. ( Is this located in the municipality of Guanica or the municipality of Yauco? )

Hormigueros

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Santuario de la Monserrate de Hormigueros and Casa de Peregrinos BasilicaMenor-HormiguerosPR-03.JPG 01975-04-17 April 17, 1975 Calle Peregrinos No. 1 on Insular Rte. 344
18°8′35″N 67°7′39″W / 18.14306°N 67.1275°W / 18.14306; -67.1275 (Santuario de la Monserrate de Hormigueros and Casa de Peregrinos)
Hormigueros A church
2 Silva Bridge 01995-07-19 July 19, 1995 Near Hormigueros Hormigueros Pratt pony truss bridge from 1897
3 Torrens Bridge 02000-05-11 May 11, 2000 Near Hormigueros Hormigueros Lattice, transverse joist bridge from 1878

Isabela

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Hermitage of San Antonio de Padua de la Tuna 01983-12-02 December 2, 1983 Isabela

Maricao

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao 01984-09-18 September 18, 1984 Baldorioty St., Town Plaza
18°10′58″N 66°58′48″W / 18.18278°N 66.98°W / 18.18278; -66.98 (Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao)
Maricao Gothic church built in 1890
2 Del Treinta Bridge 01995-07-19 July 19, 1995 Near Maricao Maricao A rolled steel beam bridge from 1924, designed by Enrique Ortega

Mayagüez

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Asilo De Pobres Asilopobres.JPG 01985-12-02 December 2, 1985 Post St.
18°11′45″N 67°8′32″W / 18.19583°N 67.14222°W / 18.19583; -67.14222 (Asilo De Pobres)
Mayagüez A municipal poor asylum, in Classical Revival architecture from 1920
2 Casa Consistorial De Mayagüez MayaguezCityHall.jpg 01985-12-02 December 2, 1985 Peral St.
18°12′11″N 67°8′23″W / 18.20306°N 67.13972°W / 18.20306; -67.13972 (Casa Consistortial De Mayagüez)
Mayagüez City hall, from 1926
3 Cementerio Municipal de Mayagüez Cementerio Mayaguez.JPG 01988-08-25 August 25, 1988 Southern end of Post St.
18°10′0″N 67°7′30″W / 18.166667°N 67.125°W / 18.166667; -67.125 (Cementerio Municipal de Mayagüez)
Mayagüez Cemetery
4 Duran Esmoris Residencia 01988-09-07 September 7, 1988 Mendez Vigo B204 L204 Mayagüez Bungalow or Craftsman building from 1921, designed by Luis Fernando Nieva
5 Edificio José de Diego Edificio José de Diego 01977-11-18 November 18, 1977 University of Puerto Rico campus
18°12′47″N 67°8′15″W / 18.21306°N 67.1375°W / 18.21306; -67.1375 (Edificio José de Diego)
Mayagüez Central administration building of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, from 1913
6 Faro de la Isla de la Mona Faro de la Isla de la Mona 01981-10-22 October 22, 1981 E side of Mona Island
18°5′18″N 67°50′48″W / 18.08833°N 67.84667°W / 18.08833; -67.84667 (Faro de la Isla de la Mona)
Mona Island
7 Gómez Residencia 01988-06-15 June 15, 1988 Mendez Vigo No. 60 Mayagüez Building from 1933 designed by architect Francisco Porrata Doria
8 Isla de Mona Isla de Mona 01993-12-17 December 17, 1993 Mona Island
18°5′12″N 67°53′22″W / 18.08667°N 67.88944°W / 18.08667; -67.88944 (Isla de Mona)
Mona Island NRHP listing in 1993 gives 1493 as date of significance, presumably a Columbus landing date 500 years before?
9 La Case Solariega de Jose De Diego 01986-04-03 April 3, 1986 52 Liceo St.
18°12′7″N 67°8′11″W / 18.20194°N 67.13639°W / 18.20194; -67.13639 (La Case Solariega de Jose De Diego)
Mayagüez From 1890
10 Logia Adelphia 01986-02-19 February 19, 1986 64 E. Sol St.
18°12′8″N 67°8′19″W / 18.20222°N 67.13861°W / 18.20222; -67.13861 (Logia Adelphia)
Mayagüez From 1912, designed by Sabas Honore
11 Nazario Rivera Residencia 01988-09-13 September 13, 1988 Post St. No. 105
18°12′1″N 67°8′29″W / 18.20028°N 67.14139°W / 18.20028; -67.14139 (Nazario Rivera Residencia)
Mayagüez From 1872, designed by Juaquín Hernández.
12 Plaza Publica 01985-12-03 December 3, 1985 McKinley St.
18°12′11″N 67°8′21″W / 18.20306°N 67.13917°W / 18.20306; -67.13917 (Plaza Publica)
Mayagüez From 1760
13 Ramírez Fuentes Residencia 01988-07-12 July 12, 1988 Calle Mendez Vigo #117
18°12′13″N 67°8′13″W / 18.20361°N 67.13694°W / 18.20361; -67.13694 (Ramirez Fuentes Residencia)
Mayagüez Bungalow/Craftsman building from 1925, designed by Pascasio Fajardo
14 Residencia Heygler 01988-07-12 July 12, 1988 Calle Liceo #51 Mayagüez From 1830
15 Residencia Ramirez De Arellano en Guanajibo 01987-02-05 February 5, 1987 PR 102
18°10′19″N 67°10′38″W / 18.17194°N 67.17722°W / 18.17194; -67.17722 (Residencia Ramirez De Arellano en Guanajibo)
Mayagüez Plantation style building from 1930
16 Teatro Yagüez File:Teatro Yaguez 01985-12-02 December 2, 1985 McKinley and Basora Sts.
18°12′11″N 67°8′29″W / 18.20306°N 67.14139°W / 18.20306; -67.14139 (Teatro Yagüez)
Mayagüez From 1909, designed by Sabas Honore et al.
17 US Custom House Aduana nueva.jpg 01988-02-10 February 10, 1988 Ava. Gonzalez Clemente, esq. McKinley Mayagüez From 1924, designed by Rafael Carmoega
18 U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (Mayagüez, Puerto Rico) Correomayaguez.JPG 01986-05-21 May 21, 1986 McKinley and Pilar DeFillo Sts. Mayagüez From 1935, designed by Louis A. Simpson

Moca

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Hacienda Iruena Manor House Visittomoca.jpg 01987-08-14 August 14, 1987 Km. 115.7 PR Rd. No. 2 Moca Renaissance/French Chateau style building from 1893.

Quebradillas

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Puente Blanco Puente Blanco.jpg 01984-02-23 February 23, 1984 NE of Quebradillas off PR 485
18°29′17″N 66°55′35″W / 18.48806°N 66.92639°W / 18.48806; -66.92639 (Puente Blanco)
Quebradillas Bridge built in 1922
2 Teatro Liberty 01989-05-04 May 4, 1989 Calle Rafols #157
18°28′31″N 66°56′23″W / 18.47528°N 66.93972°W / 18.47528; -66.93972 (Teatro Liberty)
Quebradillas Building from 1921 designed by Arcilio Rosa

Rincon

Landmark name Image Date listed Location Municipality Summary
1 Boiling Nuclear Superheater (BONUS) Reactor Facility BONUS Reactor 02007-11-14 November 14, 2007 Punta Higuero Sector, PR 41318°21′59″N 67°16′7″W / 18.36639°N 67.26861°W / 18.36639; -67.26861 (Boiling Nuclear Superheater Reactor Facility) Rincon
2 Faro de Punta Higuero Faro de Rincon.jpg 01981-10-22 October 22, 1981 18°21′49″N 67°16′15″W / 18.36361°N 67.27083°W / 18.36361; -67.27083 (Punta Higuero Light) Rincon

Sabana Grande

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Church of San Isidro Labrador and Santa María de la Cabeza of Sabana Grande Church of San Isidro Labrador and Santa María de la Cabeza of Sabana Grande 01984-12-10 December 10, 1984 Ángel G. Martínez St.
18°4′53″N 66°57′36″W / 18.08139°N 66.96°W / 18.08139; -66.96 (Church of San Isidro Labrador and Santa María de la Cabeza of Sabana Grande)
Sabana Grande Church from 1844
2 Hacienda San Francisco Hacienda San Francisco.JPG 01995-04-07 April 7, 1995 18°4′40″N 66°57′46″W / 18.07778°N 66.96278°W / 18.07778; -66.96278 (Hacienda San Francisco) Sabana Grande
3 Lassise-Schettini House 01987-10-21 October 21, 1987 Calle Ángel Ramírez, final
18°5′5″N 66°57′33″W / 18.08472°N 66.95917°W / 18.08472; -66.95917 (Lassise-Schettini House)
Sabana Grande
4 Berta Sepulveda House 01994-06-17 June 17, 1994 37 Munoz Rivera St. Sabana Grande

San Germán

Landmark name Image Date listed Location City/ Town Summary
1 Alcantarilla Pluvial sobre la Quebrada Manzanares Tuneles de San German.jpg 01990-04-12 April 12, 1990 Calle Ferrocarril and Calle Esperanza San Germán Built in 1835
2 Jaime Acosta y Fores Residence 02099-12-31 December 31, 2099 70 Calle Dr. Santiago Veve
18°5′7″N 67°2′25″W / 18.08528°N 67.04028°W / 18.08528; -67.04028 (Jaime Acosta y Fores Residence)
San Germán Vernacular Criollo house built in 1917
3 Casa de los Ponce de León 01983-03-09 March 9, 1983 13 Calle Dr. Santiago Veve
18°2′43″N 67°5′3″W / 18.04528°N 67.08417°W / 18.04528; -67.08417 (Casa de los Ponce de León)
San Germán
4 Church San Germán de Auxerre San Germán Auxerre 02099-12-31 December 31, 2099 Calle de la Cruz
18°5′4″N 67°2′41″W / 18.08444°N 67.04472°W / 18.08444; -67.04472 (Church San Germán Auxerre of San Germán)
San Germán Church built in 1688
5 Convento de Porta Coeli Porta Coeli in San Germán (Puerto Rico).jpg 01976-09-08 September 8, 1976 Plaza Porta Coeli
18°5′4″N 67°2′40″W / 18.08444°N 67.04444°W / 18.08444; -67.04444 (Convento de Porta Coeli)
San Germán
6 Hacienda Buena Unión 01983-08-23 August 23, 1983 Vic. of San Germán San Germán
7 San Germán Historic District San German Historic district.jpg 01994-02-16 February 16, 1994 Roughly bounded by Calle Luna, Calle Estrella, Calle Concepción, Calle Javilla, and Calle Ferrocarril San Germán Historic district of colonial and other architecture dating to 1606

San Sebastián

Landmark name Image Date listed Location Municipality Summary
1 Church San Sebastián Mártir of San Sebastián 01984-12-18 December 18, 1984 Severo Arana St., Town Plaza
18°20′19″N 66°59′28″W / 18.33861°N 66.99111°W / 18.33861; -66.99111 (Church San Sebastián Mártir of San Sebastián)
San Sebastián

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