List of Famous San Juan Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous San Juan Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the San Juan skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. San Juan architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in San Juan are included on this list. Information about these San Juan buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in San Juan and older historic landmarks.

List buildings include Antonia Saez School, Colegio de las Madres del Sagrado Corazon and many more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in San Juan?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in San Juan. Famous architectural houses within the city of San Juan are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    Carcel de Puerta de Tierra

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
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    Casa de España is the headquarters of a private social organization whose members are those of Spanish descent in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Calle Ponce de Leon. The building was designed in a Moorish Revival style by Pedro Adolfo de Castro. The building dates from 1932. Although it is named "Casa", it ...more

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Style: American Exotic Revival
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    Casa Klumb

    The Casa Klumb, also known as Cody Ranch, is a 1949 house designed by German-born architect Henry Klumb in Modern Movement architecture. The house is located at #1 Ramon B. Lopez St. in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Casa Klumb was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1997.more

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Architect: Henry Klumb
    • Created By: Henry Klumb
    • Style: Modern architecture
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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Style: Mission Revival Style architecture, Classical Revival
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    Condado Vanderbilt Hotel

    Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
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    The Condado Vanderbilt Hotel on Ashford Avenue in the district of Condado, San Juan, in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is a hotel built in 1919. It has also been known as Grand Hotel Condado Vanderbilt, The Condado Hotel, Hotel Condado, Condado Beach Hotel, and the Hyatt Puerto Rico Hotel. It was ...more

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Opened: Jan 01 1919
    • Style: Mission Revival Style architecture
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    Edificio Victory Garden

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Style: Mission Revival Style architecture
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    Hotel Normandie

    The Normandie Hotel is a hotel located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The hotel originally opened on October 10, 1942. Its design was inspired by the ocean liner SS Normandie. It features the same art deco design as the ship that inspired it, and the hotel's roof sign is one of the two signs that adorned the ...more

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Style: Art Deco
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    La Fortaleza

    La Fortaleza
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    La Fortaleza is the current official residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico. It was built between 1533 and 1540 to defend the harbor of San Juan. The structure is also known as Palacio de Santa Catalina. It is the oldest executive mansion in continuous use in the New World. It was listed by UNESCO in ...more

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Opened: Jan 01 1533
    • Style: Classical Revival
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    Palmas Del Mar Beach Resort

    Palmas del Mar is a beach resort located in the municipality of Humacao, Puerto Rico, on the southeast corner of the island. Set in approximately 2,750 acres of land, the resort includes over 25 different neighborhoods; a bank; retail shops; The Palmas Academy, a private school; an equestrian centre; ...more

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    • City/Town: Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan, United States, + more
    • Architect: Esteban Padilla
    • Architecture Firm: RTKL Associates
    • Created By: Esteban Padilla
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    Supreme Court Building

    The Supreme Court Building in San Juan, Puerto Rico is a Modern Movement-style building from 1955. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2006. It is a concrete building designed by Puerto Rican firm Toro-Ferrer with design consultation by Charles H. Warner, Jr. and Harold ...more

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Style: Modern architecture
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    US Custom House

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    • City/Town: San Juan, United States, with Territories
    • Style: Mission Revival Style architecture
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