Edificio Oliver

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Edificio Oliver
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Location of Arecibo and Edificio Oliver in Puerto Rico
Location 64 Calle José de Diego
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Coordinates 18°28′21″N 66°42′55″W / 18.472584°N 66.715239°W / 18.472584; -66.715239Coordinates: 18°28′21″N 66°42′55″W / 18.472584°N 66.715239°W / 18.472584; -66.715239
Built 1914
Architectural style Beaux Arts
NRHP Reference # 86002764[1]
Added to NRHP October 1, 1986

Edificio Oliver in Arecibo, Puerto Rico was built in 1914. The building houses government offices for the municipality of Arecibo.

A Beaux Arts-style building, it was the first building made of reinforced concrete in the Arecibo area.[2]

It is located in the town center on the location of the former "King's House", the military garrison building built by the Spanish government in 1765. After 1868 that building became a courthouse, a police headquarters, and a public school. It was demolished in 1913.[2]

Edificio Oliver was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Felix Julian del Campo and Hector Santiago (July 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Edificio Oliver" (PDF). National Park Service.  with five photos from 1986