Puerto Rico Highway 23
|Avenida Franklin Delano Roosevelt|
|Maintained by Puerto Rico DTPW|
|Length||3.84 mi[failed verification] (6.18 km)|
|West end||PR-2 / PR-165 in San Patricio|
|East end||PR-27 near Barrio Obrero|
Puerto Rico Highway 23 (PR-23), also known as Franklin Delano Roosevelt Avenue along its entire length, is a main highway in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It begins in PR-2 in Guaynabo near San Patricio and goes east to the business area Milla de Oro, passing through Plaza Las Américas.
Running 3.84 miles (6.18 km) from Barbosa Avenue in East Hato Rey to San Patricio Avenue in the middle of the city limits of San Juan and Guaynabo, Roosevelt Avenue is densely developed throughout most of its span, connect most residential areas of San Juan, such as Puerto Nuevo, Hato Rey Este, Barrio Obrero, Floral Park, San Jose, and residential and commercial area of San Patricio in Guaynabo. Most of the known shops in San Juan this along Roosevelt Avenue, between these is Plaza Las Americas, the first American-style shopping center in Puerto Rico, and the largest shopping center in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Also, Roosevelt Avenue passes just south of the Golden Mile, the main financial district of San Juan. A particular section of the avenue between Hato Rey Puerto Nuevo and West is known as "The center of everything." This section starts from the intersection with Muñoz Rivera Avenue to the bridge is next to the headquarters of the Puerto Rico Police Department.
The AMA has a bus connection stop at the corner of Roosevelt with Ponce de León Avenue, and Roosevelt with Muñoz Rivera Avenue, just south of the Golden Mile. The AMA route A-3 stops at this connection, and then returns to Roosevelt Avenue from Plaza Las Americas until the end of the avenue. The A-3 does not runs Roosevelt Avenue from the Muñoz Rivera Avenue to the intersection with Plaza Las Americas Avenue, that's the job for the AMA route B-22 who runs all the Roosevelt Avenue. The AMA route M-2 (Metrobus 2) runs Roosevelt Avenue until the intersection of Muñoz Rivera Avenue.
Towns and neighborhoods
- San Patricio Plaza
- Puerto Nuevo
- Eleanor Roosevelt
- Milla de Oro (Golden Mile)
- Floral Park
- Martín Peña
- El Vedado
- Plaza Las Americas
- Roosevelt Station
- Hiram Bithorn Stadium
- Roberto Clemente Coliseum
- Triple S Plaza
- Puerto Rico Police Department Headquarters