El Manicomio (former) Remodeling – San Juan PR

Description

Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration work relief division efforts included “the remodeling of the old ‘Manicomio'” in San Juan, in 1937, “to render it available for the motorized transport of the Sixty-Fifth United States Infantry.”

The facility now houses Escuela de Artes Plásticas y Diseño de Puerto Rico (the School of Plastic Arts of Puerto Rico).

Source notes

"Annual Report of the Department of the Interior"; U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 (pg. 339)
http://books.google.com/books?id=s8MgAQAAIAAJ

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 19, 2017.

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Location Info


Cil Del Morro
San Juan, PR 00926

Coordinates: 18.467879, -66.121444

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