National Register of Historic Places listings in central Puerto Rico

National Register entries listed below are found in the highlighted 24 municipalities of Puerto Rico.

This portion of National Register of Historic Places listings in Puerto Rico is along the central mountain region, from Las Marías and Maricao in the central-west to Juncos in the central-east, including the slopes of the Cordillera.

Names of places given are as 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.


          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 5, 2024.[1]

Adjuntas[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Mr. & Mrs. Clark Foreman Mountain Retreat December 6, 2021
(#100007218)
Barrio Portugues, Carretera 123, Km. 29.9 (Camino Foreman)
18°08′39″N 66°41′25″W / 18.1442°N 66.6902°W / 18.1442; -66.6902 (Mr. & Mrs. Clark Foreman Mountain Retreat)
Portugués Historic Modernist residence designed by German architect Henry Klumb.
2 Las Cabañas Bridge
Las Cabañas Bridge
Las Cabañas Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000838)
Highway 135, km 82.4, spanning Río de las Vacas
18°10′47″N 66°44′11″W / 18.179664°N 66.736422°W / 18.179664; -66.736422 (Las Cabañas Bridge)
Capáez and Juan González[a] This 1919 bridge, intended to provide access to a key coffee-producing region, was financed by nearby plantations through public subscription. Designer Rafael Nones and builder Félix Benítez Rexach used a unique combination of steel and concrete technologies to produce a girder design unlike any other on the island.[4]
3 Quinta Vendrell February 9, 2006
(#06000028)
Junction of Highway 143 and Highway 123
18°08′50″N 66°41′24″W / 18.147181°N 66.690033°W / 18.147181; -66.690033 (Quinta Vendrell)
Portugués Two-story balloon framed country house from 1918 designed by Puerto Rican architect Alfredo Wiechers Pieretti.
4 Washington Irving Graded School
Washington Irving Graded School
Washington Irving Graded School
May 26, 2015
(#15000274)
Junction of Rodulfo González and Martínez de Andino Streets
18°09′42″N 66°43′20″W / 18.161583°N 66.722090°W / 18.161583; -66.722090 (Washington Irving Graded School)
Adjuntas Pueblo Historic school designed by Charles G. Post in 1903, and an example of the Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements architecture.[9]

Aguas Buenas[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced
Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced
Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced
November 14, 2012
(#12000934)
42 Muñoz Rivera Street
18°15′24″N 66°06′18″W / 18.256628°N 66.104918°W / 18.256628; -66.104918 (Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced)
Aguas Buenas Pueblo Also known as the Antiguo Parque de Bombas de Aguas Buenas, a distinctive Art Deco fire station designed by the Deptartment of Public Works of Puerto Rico.

Aibonito[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Carretera Central
Carretera Central
Carretera Central
May 2, 2019
(#100003686)
Highway 14 from Cayey boundary to Coamo boundary[b]
18°08′27″N 66°15′34″W / 18.140756°N 66.259532°W / 18.140756; -66.259532 (Carretera Central)
Robles, Plata, Caonillas, Aibonito Pueblo, Llanos, Pasto, Asomante, and Algarrobo Built by the Spanish administration during 1846–1886 to connect San Juan with Ponce, this was one of the first modern roadways in Puerto Rico and was regarded as one of the finest roads in the Americas for years after its completion. The listed portion of the road, from Caguas to Juana Díaz, includes the exceptionally challenging engineering through the Cordillera Central, 11 major bridges, 14 maintenance workers' houses,[c] and numerous other roadway structures.[10][11]
2 Church San José of Aibonito
Church San José of Aibonito
Church San José of Aibonito
December 10, 1984
(#84000451)
Emeterio Betances Street
18°08′20″N 66°15′59″W / 18.138860°N 66.266358°W / 18.138860; -66.266358 (Church San José of Aibonito)
Aibonito Pueblo Historic parish church at the main town square of Aibonito designed by Puerto Rico state architect Pedro Cobreros and built in 1897. Part of the Historic Churches of Puerto Rico MPS.
3 La Plata Community Center October 4, 2021
(#100007066)
PR 173, Km. 1.5
18°09′19″N 66°14′03″W / 18.1553°N 66.2342°W / 18.1553; -66.2342 (La Plata Community Center)
Plata Art Deco-style rural community center building from 1940.
4 Villa Julita
Villa Julita
Villa Julita
December 19, 1996
(#86003491)
401 San José Avenue
18°08′30″N 66°15′27″W / 18.141744°N 66.257393°W / 18.141744; -66.257393 (Villa Julita)
Aibonito Pueblo Well-preserved Beaux Arts-inspired Criollo house designed by Alfredo Wiechers Pieretti and built in 1915 for the Vendrell-Suárez family. Also known as the Ulrich House.

Barranquitas[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Casa Natal de Luis Muñoz Rivera
Casa Natal de Luis Muñoz Rivera
Casa Natal de Luis Muñoz Rivera
September 4, 1984
(#84003139)
Muñoz Rivera and Manuel Torres Streets
18°11′11″N 66°18′25″W / 18.186265°N 66.307017°W / 18.186265; -66.307017 (Casa Natal de Luis Muñoz Rivera)
Barranquitas Pueblo Well-preserved 19th-century middle class criollo residence and birthplace of Luis Muñoz Rivera, important figure in the history of the development Puerto Rico's political autonomy from Spain. Now operated as a house museum by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture.
2 El Cortijo September 11, 2018
(#100002934)
Highway 162, km 18.5
18°10′57″N 66°18′35″W / 18.182568°N 66.309766°W / 18.182568; -66.309766 (El Cortijo)
Barranquitas Pueblo Historic Mission Revival rural villa designed by architect Rafael Carmoega Morales as a summer residence for the Lozana-Fabián family with gardens inspired by the Catalonian modernism of Parc Güell.
3 Palo Hincado Site September 2, 1999
(#99001021)
Address restricted[12]
Address restricted[12] Archaeological site consisting of ball courts or bateyes with petroglyphs. Many of the objects have been removed by collectors. Part of the Ball Courts/Plaza Sites of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands MPS.

Caguas[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School
Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School
Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School
September 4, 1987
(#87001311)
Junction of San Juan and Principal Streets
18°13′56″N 66°01′49″W / 18.232275°N 66.030293°W / 18.232275; -66.030293 (Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School)
Caguas Pueblo Historic Art Deco vocational high school from 1939.
2 Alcaldía de Caguas
Alcaldía de Caguas
Alcaldía de Caguas
March 22, 1989
(#88001307)
42 Muñoz Rivera Street
18°14′05″N 66°02′09″W / 18.234807°N 66.035936°W / 18.234807; -66.035936 (Alcaldía de Caguas)
Caguas Pueblo Well-preserved historic Neoclassical city hall built in 1856 at the site of the former regional "casa del rey". Now houses the Caguas Museum of History.
3 Carretera Central
Carretera Central
Carretera Central
May 2, 2019
(#100003686)
Highway 1 from km 40 to Cidra boundary[b]
18°11′10″N 66°04′32″W / 18.186232°N 66.075557°W / 18.186232; -66.075557 (Carretera Central)
Turabo, Borinquen, and Beatriz Built by the Spanish administration during 1846–1886 to connect San Juan with Ponce, this was one of the first modern roadways in Puerto Rico and was regarded as one of the finest roads in the Americas for years after its completion. The listed portion of the road, from Caguas to Juana Díaz, includes the exceptionally challenging engineering through the Cordillera Central, 11 major bridges, 14 maintenance workers' houses,[c] and numerous other roadway structures.[10][13]
4 Gautier Benítez High School
Gautier Benítez High School
Gautier Benítez High School
June 15, 1988
(#88000657)
Gautier Benítez Avenue and Cristóbal Colón Boulevard
18°13′40″N 66°02′10″W / 18.227854°N 66.036245°W / 18.227854; -66.036245 (Gautier Benítez High School)
Caguas Pueblo Prominent Classical Revival high school built in 1924.
5 Logia Unión y Amparo No. 44
Logia Unión y Amparo No. 44
Logia Unión y Amparo No. 44
June 15, 1988
(#88000661)
39 Acosta Street
18°14′02″N 66°02′01″W / 18.233905°N 66.033536°W / 18.233905; -66.033536 (Logia Unión y Amparo No. 44)
Caguas Pueblo Greek Revival masonic lodge from 1875 designed by Antonin Nechodoma.
6 Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas
Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas
Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas
September 24, 2008
(#08000949)
Corner of Ruiz Belvis and Intendente Ramírez Streets
18°14′05″N 66°02′01″W / 18.234635°N 66.033709°W / 18.234635; -66.033709 (Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas)
Caguas Pueblo Historic Baptist church built in the Romanesque Revival style in 1909.
7 Puente No. 6
Puente No. 6
Puente No. 6
May 28, 2009
(#09000361)
Highway 798, km 1.0
18°17′43″N 66°03′26″W / 18.295339°N 66.057166°W / 18.295339; -66.057166 (Puente No. 6)
Río Cañas Historic barrel vault bridge built across the Cañas River in 1856. Also known as La Concepción Bridge.

Cayey[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Arenas Bridge
Arenas Bridge
Arenas Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000843)
Highway 735, km 1.3, spanning Río de la Plata
18°08′03″N 66°08′17″W / 18.1343°N 66.1381°W / 18.1343; -66.1381 (Arenas Bridge)
Monte Llano and Arenas[d] Well-preserved metal truss bridge from 1894, also known as La Plata River Bridge.
2 Carretera #4
Carretera #4
Carretera #4
October 30, 2020
(#100005741)
PR-15, from km. 0 in Guayama to km. 25.7 in Cayey
18°03′01″N 66°08′07″W / 18.0502°N 66.1352°W / 18.0502; -66.1352 (Carretera #4)
Guayama to Cayey Carretera #4 (Actually PR-15) including the bridge Puente Principe Alfonso XII.[14]
3 Carretera Central
Carretera Central
Carretera Central
May 2, 2019
(#100003686)
Highway 1 from Cidra boundary to km 55.4; Highway 14 from km 74 to Aibonito boundary; Highway 735[b]
18°07′26″N 66°10′53″W / 18.1239°N 66.1813°W / 18.1239; -66.1813 (Carretera Central)
Beatriz, Vegas, Monte Llano, Cayey Pueblo, Rincón, Toíta, and Matón Abajo Built by the Spanish administration during 1846–1886 to connect San Juan with Ponce, this was one of the first modern roadways in Puerto Rico and was regarded as one of the finest roads in the Americas for years after its completion. The listed portion of the road, from Caguas to Juana Díaz, includes the exceptionally challenging engineering through the Cordillera Central, 11 major bridges, 14 maintenance workers' houses,[c] and numerous other roadway structures.[10][13]
4 Church Nuestra Señora de la Asunción of Cayey
Church Nuestra Señora de la Asunción of Cayey
Church Nuestra Señora de la Asunción of Cayey
December 10, 1984
(#84000454)
Muñoz Rivera Street, Town Plaza
18°06′46″N 66°09′57″W / 18.1127°N 66.1657°W / 18.1127; -66.1657 (Church Nuestra Señora de la Asunción of Cayey)
Cayey Pueblo Spanish Colonial style church from 1815, designed by José Canovas.
5 La Liendre Bridge
La Liendre Bridge
La Liendre Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000844)
Highway 735, km 0.7, spanning Quebrada Beatriz
18°08′05″N 66°07′54″W / 18.1347°N 66.1317°W / 18.1347; -66.1317 (La Liendre Bridge)
Vegas and Arenas[e] An iron lattice lateral girder bridge from 1877. Also known as Bridge No. 467.
6 Río Matón Bridge
Río Matón Bridge
Río Matón Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000841)
Highway 14, km 63.2, spanning Río Matón
18°08′23″N 66°12′39″W / 18.1397°N 66.2108°W / 18.1397; -66.2108 (Río Matón Bridge)
Matón Abajo A lateral solid web girder bridge designed by Spanish engineer Manuel Lopez-Bayo built across Matón River in 1886.
7 Juana Rodríguez Morales House
Juana Rodríguez Morales House
Juana Rodríguez Morales House
April 6, 2005
(#05000257)
7 Nuñez Romeu Street
18°06′48″N 66°09′58″W / 18.1132°N 66.1662°W / 18.1132; -66.1662 (Juana Rodríguez Morales House)
Cayey Pueblo Spanish Creole townhouse from 1850. Also known as the Espadi-Cervoni House. Today it hosts the Historic House of Music in Cayey.

Ciales[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Manatí Bridge at Mata de Plátano
Manatí Bridge at Mata de Plátano
Manatí Bridge at Mata de Plátano
July 19, 1995
(#95000847)
Highway 6685, km 9.7, spanning Río Grande de Manatí
18°21′32″N 66°28′45″W / 18.359008°N 66.479162°W / 18.359008; -66.479162 (Manatí Bridge at Mata de Plátano)
Hato Viejo Also known as the Juan José Jiménez Bridge. It was the first truss bridge built in Puerto Rico under the administration of the United States (1898–1900) after the Spanish–American War.

Cidra[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Arenas Bridge
Arenas Bridge
Arenas Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000843)
Highway 735, km 1.3, spanning Río de la Plata
18°08′04″N 66°08′17″W / 18.134325°N 66.138119°W / 18.134325; -66.138119 (Arenas Bridge)
Arenas and Monte Llano[d] A metal truss bridge from 1894, also known as La Plata River Bridge.
2 La Bolero August 28, 2012
(#12000584)
Highway 173, km 0.5
18°10′50″N 66°09′41″W / 18.180492°N 66.161373°W / 18.180492; -66.161373 (La Bolero)
Ceiba Prototypical Modernist factory building. Part of the Early Prototypes for Manufacturing Plants in Puerto Rico, 1948-1958 Multiple Property Submission (MPS).
3 Carretera Central May 2, 2019
(#100003686)
Highway 1 from Caguas boundary to Cayey boundary; Highway 735[b]
18°09′07″N 66°06′18″W / 18.152005°N 66.105052°W / 18.152005; -66.105052 (Carretera Central)
Beatriz and Arenas Built by the Spanish administration during 1846–1886 to connect San Juan with Ponce, this was one of the first modern roadways in Puerto Rico and was regarded as one of the finest roads in the Americas for years after its completion. The listed portion of the road, from Caguas to Juana Díaz, includes the exceptionally challenging engineering through the Cordillera Central, 11 major bridges, 14 maintenance workers' houses,[c] and numerous other roadway structures.[10][13]
4 La Liendre Bridge
La Liendre Bridge
La Liendre Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000844)
Highway 735, km 0.7, spanning Quebrada Beatriz
18°08′05″N 66°07′54″W / 18.134651°N 66.131666°W / 18.134651; -66.131666 (La Liendre Bridge)
Arenas and Vegas[e] An iron lattice lateral girder bridge from 1877 built along the Carretera Central (Puerto Rico).
5 Teatro Iberia October 5, 2023
(#100009465)
24 Jose de Diego
18°10′33″N 66°09′43″W / 18.1758°N 66.1620°W / 18.1758; -66.1620 (Teatro Iberia)
Cidra Pueblo Historic theater, now a municipal cultural center.

Coamo[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Carretera Central
Carretera Central
Carretera Central
May 2, 2019
(#100003686)
Highway 14 from Aibonito boundary to Juana Díaz boundary[b]
18°04′39″N 66°21′43″W / 18.077558°N 66.362057°W / 18.077558; -66.362057 (Carretera Central)
Cuyón, Palmarejo, Coamo Pueblo, San Ildefonso, and Los Llanos Built by the Spanish administration during 1846–1886 to connect San Juan with Ponce, this was one of the first modern roadways in Puerto Rico and was regarded as one of the finest roads in the Americas for years after its completion. The listed portion of the road, from Caguas to Juana Díaz, includes the exceptionally challenging engineering through the Cordillera Central, 11 major bridges, 14 maintenance workers' houses,[c] and numerous other roadway structures.[10][13]
2 Casa Blanca
Casa Blanca
Casa Blanca
April 28, 1992
(#92000379)
17 José I. Quintón Street
18°04′48″N 66°21′22″W / 18.080081°N 66.356028°W / 18.080081; -66.356028 (Casa Blanca)
Coamo Pueblo Spanish Creole architecture from 1865 designed by Raymundo Camprubi.
3 Church San Blas de Illescas of Coamo
Church San Blas de Illescas of Coamo
Church San Blas de Illescas of Coamo
December 10, 1984
(#84000463)
Mario Braschi Street
18°04′51″N 66°21′22″W / 18.080702°N 66.356228°W / 18.080702; -66.356228 (Church San Blas de Illescas of Coamo)
Coamo Pueblo Latin American Baroque architecture of a church from 1661, one of the oldest parish churches in the island.
4 General Méndez Vigo Bridge
General Méndez Vigo Bridge
General Méndez Vigo Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000839)
Highway 14, km 30.4, spanning Las Minas River
18°03′50″N 66°22′27″W / 18.063764°N 66.374154°W / 18.063764; -66.374154 (General Méndez Vigo Bridge)
San Ildefonso Brick barrel vault bridge from 1898, by US Corps of Engineers, also known as Las Minas River Bridge.
5 Hermitage Church of Nuestra Señora de Valvanera of Coamo March 31, 1986
(#86000700)
Junction of José I. Quintón and Carrión Maduro Streets
18°04′46″N 66°21′33″W / 18.079333°N 66.359067°W / 18.079333; -66.359067 (Hermitage Church of Nuestra Señora de Valvanera of Coamo)
Coamo Pueblo Historic church from 1685. Today part of the Colegio Valvanera Catholic school.
6 Padre Íñigo Bridge
Padre Íñigo Bridge
Padre Íñigo Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000840)
Highway 14, km 34.2, spanning Río Coamo
18°04′53″N 66°21′15″W / 18.081372°N 66.354075°W / 18.081372; -66.354075 (Padre Íñigo Bridge)
Coamo Pueblo and Palmarejo Lattice girder bridge from 1879 designed by Raymundo Campubri and built as part of the Carretera Central (Puerto Rico). Today a pedestrian bridge that crosses the Coamo River.
7 Picó Pomar Residence
Picó Pomar Residence
Picó Pomar Residence
July 12, 1988
(#88000961)
Junction of José I. Quintón and Mario Braschi Streets
18°04′49″N 66°21′25″W / 18.080239°N 66.356947°W / 18.080239; -66.356947 (Picó Pomar Residence)
Coamo Pueblo Spanish Neoclassical residential building from 1840, also served as a coffee, tobacco and sugar trade and distribution center. Today it hosts Coamo Historic Museum.
8 Puente de las Calabazas
Puente de las Calabazas
Puente de las Calabazas
February 17, 2009
(#09000042)
Highway 14, km 39.3, spanning Río Cuyón
18°05′17″N 66°18′48″W / 18.088076°N 66.313350°W / 18.088076; -66.313350 (Puente de las Calabazas)
Cuyón Lattice girder bridge from 1882, part of the Carretera Central historic district.

Comerío[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Comerio Hydroelectric Development
Comerio Hydroelectric Development
Comerio Hydroelectric Development
September 1, 2022
(#100008110)
PR167, Km. 3.9 to 6.0
18°15′39″N 66°12′25″W / 18.2608°N 66.2070°W / 18.2608; -66.2070 (Comerio Hydroelectric Development)
Comerío Historic hydroelectric dam from 1906 built along the La Plata River to provide electricity to the San Juan metropolitan area until the 1930s. Popularly known as El Salto dam.
2 Cueva La Mora March 10, 1983
(#83002292)
Address restricted[12]
Address restricted[12] Cave containing pre-Hispanic petroglyphs and pictographs. Part of the Prehistoric Rock Art of Puerto Rico MPS.
3 Río Hondo Bridge
Río Hondo Bridge
Río Hondo Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000842)
Highway 156, km 26.9, spanning Río Hondo
18°12′31″N 66°14′35″W / 18.208715°N 66.243044°W / 18.208715; -66.243044 (Río Hondo Bridge)
Río Hondo Originally installed in 1881 over the Río de la Plata, this span survived an 1899 hurricane, then was moved and re-installed on new abutments in 1908. As of 1995, it was the oldest bridge truss in Puerto Rico, employing a double pony truss design and unique open-web transverse joists.[15] It was removed in 2001.[16]

Corozal[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Mavilla Bridge
Mavilla Bridge
Mavilla Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000848)
Highway 159, km 17.7, spanning Río Mavilla
18°21′07″N 66°17′50″W / 18.352003°N 66.297263°W / 18.352003; -66.297263 (Mavilla Bridge)
Palmarejo and Abras Historic concrete-lowered, arch bridge from 1903 built across the Mavilla River. Associated with local legends. Also known as Bridge No. 354.

Gurabo[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Church San José of Gurabo
Church San José of Gurabo
Church San José of Gurabo
September 18, 1984
(#84003142)
Santiago and Eugenio Sánches López Streets
18°15′18″N 65°58′21″W / 18.254946°N 65.972433°W / 18.254946; -65.972433 (Church San José of Gurabo)
Gurabo Pueblo Historic parish church from 1821.

Jayuya[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 La Piedra Escrita
La Piedra Escrita
La Piedra Escrita
January 15, 2003
(#02001720)
Highway 144, km 8[17]
18°13′02″N 66°34′23″W / 18.217134°N 66.573090°W / 18.217134; -66.573090 (La Piedra Escrita)
Coabey Prehistoric rock art site at the Saliente River popularly associated with the Taino people.

Juncos[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 José Miguel Gallardo School
José Miguel Gallardo School
José Miguel Gallardo School
November 14, 2012
(#12000937)
Junction of Paseo Escuté and Algarín Street
18°13′41″N 65°55′27″W / 18.228022°N 65.924278°W / 18.228022; -65.924278 (José Miguel Gallardo School)
Juncos Pueblo Former school turned-public library, and a prime example of Beaux Arts and Mission/Spanish Revival architecture in Puerto Rico.

Lares[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Callejones Site September 2, 1999
(#99001022)
Address restricted[12]
Address restricted[12] An archaeological site consisting of a ceremonial ballcourt known as a batey dating from the Early Ostionoid (pre-Taino) (AD 600–1200) and Late Ostionoid (Taíno) (AD 1200–1500) periods.
2 Hacienda Los Torres
Hacienda Los Torres
Hacienda Los Torres
September 28, 2006
(#06000896)
Junction of Highways 111 and 129
18°17′48″N 66°52′16″W / 18.296780°N 66.871057°W / 18.296780; -66.871057 (Hacienda Los Torres)
Lares Mission/Spanish Revival-style residence building from 1846.

Las Marías[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Eugenio María de Hostos School
Eugenio María de Hostos School
Eugenio María de Hostos School
December 19, 2012
(#12001077)
Matías Brugman Avenue
18°15′00″N 66°59′23″W / 18.249931°N 66.989842°W / 18.249931; -66.989842 (Eugenio María de Hostos School)
Las Marías Pueblo Early 20th century school building designed in the Mission Revival style.

Maricao[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao
Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao
Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao
September 18, 1984
(#84003125)
Baldorioty Street, Town Plaza
18°10′51″N 66°58′46″W / 18.180868°N 66.979395°W / 18.180868; -66.979395 (Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao)
Maricao Pueblo Gothic Revival church built by Jeronimo Jiminez Coranado in 1890.
2 Del Treinta Bridge July 19, 1995
(#95000846)
Highway 128, km 32.7
18°10′00″N 66°51′48″W / 18.166660°N 66.863449°W / 18.166660; -66.863449 (Del Treinta Bridge)
Indiera Alta A rolled steel beam bridge from 1924, designed by Enrique Ortega.
3 Vivero de Peces de Maricao
Vivero de Peces de Maricao
Vivero de Peces de Maricao
February 21, 2017
(#100000667)
Highway 410, km 1.7
18°10′14″N 66°59′14″W / 18.170432°N 66.987089°W / 18.170432; -66.987089 (Vivero de Peces de Maricao)
Maricao Afuera Historic fish hatchery built by the Civilian Conservation Corps next to the Rosario River within the boundaries of the Maricao State Forest. Also known as the Insular Fish Hatchery, part of the New Deal Era Constructions in the Forest Reserves of Puerto Rico MPS.

Morovis[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 José Fontán School
José Fontán School
José Fontán School
August 28, 2012
(#12000582)
Junction of Del Carmen Street and Principal Street final
18°19′34″N 66°24′32″W / 18.326079°N 66.408958°W / 18.326079; -66.408958 (José Fontán School)
Morovis Pueblo History early 20th century school building, part of the Early Twentieth Century Schools in Puerto Rico Thematic Resource (TR).

Naranjito[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Escuela Guillermo Estéves December 19, 2012
(#12001078)
Junction of Georgetti and Achiote Streets
18°18′05″N 66°14′55″W / 18.30138°N 66.24857°W / 18.30138; -66.24857 (Escuela Guillermo Estéves)
Naranjito Pueblo Mediterranean Revival-style school building from 1925. Also known as the Mercedes Rosario Middle School.
2 Plata Bridge
Plata Bridge
Plata Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000849)
Highway 167, km 0.9
18°18′14″N 66°12′40″W / 18.303840°N 66.211220°W / 18.303840; -66.211220 (Plata Bridge)
Nuevo and Dajaos[f] Remains of a notable Parker truss bridge from 1908. Also known as Bridge #374.

Orocovis[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Cueva La Espiral September 20, 2011
(#11000673)
Address restricted[12]
Bauta Abajo[18] Cave site with indigenous rock art. Part of the Prehistoric Rock Art of Puerto Rico MPS.

San Lorenzo[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de San Miguel de Hato Grande
Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de San Miguel de Hato Grande
Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de San Miguel de Hato Grande
December 8, 1983
(#83004194)
Colón Street, at Town Plaza
18°11′25″N 65°57′39″W / 18.190415°N 65.960839°W / 18.190415; -65.960839 (Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de San Miguel de Hato Grande)
San Lorenzo Pueblo Also known as Las Mercedes, this Classical Revival style building was built in 1737.
2 Residencia Machín–Ramos
Residencia Machín–Ramos
Residencia Machín–Ramos
May 5, 1989
(#88001180)
Eugenio Sánchez López Street
18°11′27″N 65°57′40″W / 18.190953°N 65.961184°W / 18.190953; -65.961184 (Residencia Machín–Ramos)
San Lorenzo Pueblo One of the best-preserved Spanish Colonial residential buildings in the region. Built in a Canarian vernacular style sometime before 1883 for the Machín family.

Trujillo Alto[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Puente de Trujillo Alto
Puente de Trujillo Alto
Puente de Trujillo Alto
January 28, 2010
(#09001289)
Highway 181, km 5.6
18°21′27″N 66°00′13″W / 18.357480°N 66.003673°W / 18.357480; -66.003673 (Puente de Trujillo Alto)
Cuevas and Dos Bocas Steel platform bridge built by the U.S. Steel over the Río Grande de Loíza; built in 1939, at the time the longest single-span bridge in Puerto Rico.

Utuado[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Bateyes de Viví June 21, 2007
(#07000584)
Address restricted[12]
Viví Arriba[19] Archaeological site consisting of a number of ball courts or bateyes. Also known as the Dance Grounds of the Butterbaughs Estate and as the Vega del Hoyo Site. Part of the Ball Court/Plaza Sites of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands MPS.
2 Blanco Bridge
Blanco Bridge
Blanco Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000837)
Highway 10, km 48.1, spanning the Pellejas River
18°13′48″N 66°43′02″W / 18.229996°N 66.717128°W / 18.229996; -66.717128 (Blanco Bridge)
Arenas 1924 bridge built to span the Pellejas River. Also known as Bridge 152. Part of the Historic Bridges of Puerto Rico MPS.
3 Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site
Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site
Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site
December 17, 1992
(#92001671)
Highway 111, km 12.3
18°17′42″N 66°46′52″W / 18.294870°N 66.780974°W / 18.294870; -66.780974 (Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site)
Caguana One of the best-preserved ballcourt sites in the Caribbean, an archaeoastronomical site consisting of a number of ceremonial courts or bateyes with petroglyph-carved monoliths. Today it also hosts an interpretative park and a museum.
4 Church San Miguel Arcángel of Utuado
Church San Miguel Arcángel of Utuado
Church San Miguel Arcángel of Utuado
December 10, 1984
(#84000447)
Dr. Barbosa Street, Town Plaza
18°15′55″N 66°41′58″W / 18.265369°N 66.699340°W / 18.265369; -66.699340 (Church San Miguel Arcángel of Utuado)
Utuado Pueblo Spanish Neoclassical parish church built in 1866 and designed by Onofre Llorapart. Part of the Historic Churches of Puerto Rico TR.

Villalba[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Barrio Description
1 Walter McK. Jones School
Walter McK. Jones School
Walter McK. Jones School
January 29, 2013
(#12001249)
28 Luis Muñoz Rivera Street
18°07′47″N 66°29′31″W / 18.129715°N 66.491963°W / 18.129715; -66.491963 (Walter McK. Jones School)
Villalba Pueblo Historic Mission Revival-style school building from 1926. Part of the Early Twentieth Century Schools in Puerto Rico TR.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Several prose sources place the Las Cabañas Bridge in Barrios Capáez and Garzas,[4][5][6] while other, map-based sources show it to be in Barrios Capáez and Juan González.[7][8]
  2. ^ a b c d e The listed portion of the Carretera Central extends into Caguas, Cidra, Cayey, Aibonito, Coamo, and Juana Díaz. The roadway route in San Juan and Ponce, as well as a portion in Caguas, was excluded from the National Register listing.
  3. ^ a b c d e Spanish: casillas de caminero.
  4. ^ a b The Arenas Bridge spans the boundary between Cayey (Barrio Monte Llano) and Cidra (Barrio Arenas) municipalities.
  5. ^ a b The La Liendre Bridge spans the boundary between Cayey (Barrio Vegas) and Cidra (Barrio Arenas) municipalities.
  6. ^ The Plata Bridge spans the boundary between Naranjito (Barrio Nuevo) and Bayamón (Barrio Dajaos) municipalities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved April 5, 2024.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  4. ^ a b Pumarada O'Neill, Luis (July 31, 1994), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Las Cabañas Bridge (PDF), retrieved February 22, 2016.
  5. ^ Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas (n.d.), Nuestros Puentes Históricos: Puentes de Otros Tipos [Our Historic Bridges: Bridges of Other Types] (in Spanish), archived from the original on April 27, 2010, retrieved February 24, 2016{{citation}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link).
  6. ^ Oficina Estatal de Conservación Histórica (April 1, 2014), Puente de Las Cabañas (PDF) (summary sheet), retrieved February 24, 2016.
  7. ^ Oficina Estatal de Conservación Histórica (n.d.), Puerto Rico: Registro Nacional de Lugares Históricos [Puerto Rico: National Register of Historic Places] (online GIS), retrieved February 24, 2016.
  8. ^ Junta de Planificación (March 2009), Limites legales: Barrios [Legal boundaries: Barrios] (KML), retrieved February 24, 2016.
  9. ^ National Register of Historic Places 2015 Weekly Lists
  10. ^ a b c d e Llanes Santos, Juan (March 5, 2019), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Carretera Central.
  11. ^ "NRHP Nomination Form Carretera Central". 13 June 2019. Retrieved Aug 1, 2020.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h Federal and state laws and practices restrict general public access to information regarding the specific location of this resource. In some cases, this is to protect archaeological sites from vandalism, while in other cases it is restricted at the request of the owner. See: Knoerl, John; Miller, Diane; Shrimpton, Rebecca H. (1990), Guidelines for Restricting Information about Historic and Prehistoric Resources, National Register Bulletin, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, OCLC 20706997.
  13. ^ a b c d Documento de inclusión de la Carretera Central en el RNLH (2019). Geo-Isla. 2020. Accessed 1 August 2020.
  14. ^ "Puente Príncipe Alfonso XII en Cayey formará parte del Registro Nacional de Lugares Históricos". Puerto Rico Posts (in Spanish). 2021-03-31. Retrieved 2021-04-09.
  15. ^ Pumarada O'Neill, Luis (July 31, 1994), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Río Hondo Bridge (PDF), retrieved December 21, 2015.
  16. ^ "Puente Río Hondo", Bridgehunter.com, archived from the original on September 5, 2015, retrieved December 21, 2015.
  17. ^ "Discover Petroglyphs on Piedra Escrita in Jayuya", Puerto Rico Day Trips, March 1, 2015, archived from the original on September 7, 2015, retrieved January 24, 2016.
  18. ^ Bonini Lamadrid, Miguel A. (May 16, 2011), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Cueva La Espiral (redacted PDF), retrieved December 23, 2015.
  19. ^ Oliver, José R.; Rivera Fontán, Juan (September 30, 2006), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Bateyes de Viví (redacted PDF), retrieved December 23, 2015.

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