National Register of Historic Places listings in central Puerto Rico

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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.

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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 September 2, 2022. [1]

Adjuntas

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Mr. & Mrs. Clark Foreman Mountain Retreat December 6, 2021
(#100007218)
Barrio Portugues, Carretera 123, Km. 29.9 (Camino Foreman)
18°08′39″N66°41′25″W / 18.1442°N 66.6902°W / 18.1442; -66.6902 (Mr. & Mrs. Clark Foreman Mountain Retreat)
Portugués
2 Las Cabañas Bridge
Las Cabanas Bridge Las Cabanas Bridge 3 - Adjuntas Puerto Rico.jpg
Las Cabañas Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000838)
Highway 135, km 82.4, spanning Río de las Vacas
18°10′47″N66°44′11″W / 18.179664°N 66.736422°W / 18.179664; -66.736422 (Las Cabañas Bridge)
Capáez and Juan González [lower-alpha 1] 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″N66°41′24″W / 18.147181°N 66.690033°W / 18.147181; -66.690033 (Quinta Vendrell)
Portugués
4 Washington Irving Graded School [9]
Washington Irving Graded School Escuela Washington Irving 1 - Adjuntas Puerto Rico.jpg
Washington Irving Graded School
May 26, 2015
(#15000274)
Junction of Rodulfo González and Martínez de Andino Streets
18°09′42″N66°43′20″W / 18.161583°N 66.722090°W / 18.161583; -66.722090 (Washington Irving Graded School) [12]
Adjuntas Pueblo

Aguas Buenas

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced
Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced 1 - Aguas Buenas Puerto Rico.jpg
Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced
November 14, 2012
(#12000934)
42 Muñoz Rivera Street
18°15′24″N66°06′18″W / 18.256628°N 66.104918°W / 18.256628; -66.104918 (Parque de Bombas Maximiliano Merced)
Aguas Buenas Pueblo

Aibonito

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Carretera Central May 2, 2019
(#100003686)
Highway 14 from Cayey boundary to Coamo boundary [lower-alpha 2]
18°08′27″N66°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, [lower-alpha 3] and numerous other roadway structures. [13] [14]
2 Church San José of Aibonito
Church San Jose of Aibonito Parroquia San Jose, Aibonito, Puerto Rico (4764103748).jpg
Church San José of Aibonito
December 10, 1984
(#84000451)
Emeterio Betances Street
18°08′20″N66°15′59″W / 18.138860°N 66.266358°W / 18.138860; -66.266358 (Church San José of Aibonito)
Aibonito Pueblo
3 La Plata Community Center October 4, 2021
(#100007066)
PR 173, Km. 1.5
18°09′19″N66°14′03″W / 18.1553°N 66.2342°W / 18.1553; -66.2342 (La Plata Community Center)
Plata
4 Villa Julita December 19, 1996
(#86003491)
401 San José Avenue
18°08′30″N66°15′27″W / 18.141744°N 66.257393°W / 18.141744; -66.257393 (Villa Julita)
Aibonito Pueblo

Barranquitas

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Casa Natal de Luis Muñoz Rivera
Casa Natal de Luis Munoz Rivera Casa Natal de Luis Munoz Rivera.JPG
Casa Natal de Luis Muñoz Rivera
September 4, 1984
(#84003139)
Muñoz Rivera and Manuel Torres Streets
18°11′11″N66°18′25″W / 18.186265°N 66.307017°W / 18.186265; -66.307017 (Casa Natal de Luis Muñoz Rivera)
Barranquitas PuebloBirthplace of Luis Muñoz Rivera, also known as Museo-Biblioteca Muñoz Rivera
2 El Cortijo September 11, 2018
(#100002934)
Highway 162, km 18.5
18°10′57″N66°18′35″W / 18.182568°N 66.309766°W / 18.182568; -66.309766 (El Cortijo)
Barranquitas Pueblo1939 house designed by architect Rafael Carmoega Morales
3 Palo Hincado Site September 2, 1999
(#99001021)
Address restricted [15]
Address restricted [15] Ball Courts/Plaza Sites of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands MPS

Caguas

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School
Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School 1.jpg
Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School
September 4, 1987
(#87001311)
Junction of San Juan and Principal Streets
18°13′56″N66°01′49″W / 18.232275°N 66.030293°W / 18.232275; -66.030293 (Aguayo Aldea Vocational High School)
Caguas PuebloAn Art Deco school from 1939
2 Alcaldía de Caguas
Alcaldia de Caguas Casa Alcaldia - Caguas Puerto Rico.jpg
Alcaldía de Caguas
March 22, 1989
(#88001307)
42 Muñoz Rivera Street
18°14′05″N66°02′09″W / 18.234807°N 66.035936°W / 18.234807; -66.035936 (Alcaldía de Caguas)
Caguas PuebloBuilt in 1856
3 Carretera Central May 2, 2019
(#100003686)
Highway 1 from km 40 to Cidra boundary [lower-alpha 2]
18°11′10″N66°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, [lower-alpha 3] and numerous other roadway structures. [13] [16]
4 Gautier Benítez High School
Gautier Benitez High School Benitez, Gautier, High School.jpg
Gautier Benítez High School
June 15, 1988
(#88000657)
Gautier Benítez Avenue and Cristóbal Colón Boulevard
18°13′40″N66°02′10″W / 18.227854°N 66.036245°W / 18.227854; -66.036245 (Gautier Benítez High School)
Caguas PuebloBuilt in 1924
5 Logia Unión y Amparo No. 44
Logia Union y Amparo No. 44 Logia Union y Amparo No44 1 - Caguas Puerto Rico.jpg
Logia Unión y Amparo No. 44
June 15, 1988
(#88000661)
39 Acosta Street
18°14′02″N66°02′01″W / 18.233905°N 66.033536°W / 18.233905; -66.033536 (Logia Unión y Amparo No. 44)
Caguas PuebloDesigned by Antonin Nechodoma
6 Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas
Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas Centro Musical Criollo Jose Ignacio Quinton - Caguas Puerto Rico.jpg
Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas
September 24, 2008
(#08000949)
Corner of Ruiz Belvis and Intendente Ramírez Streets
18°14′05″N66°02′01″W / 18.234635°N 66.033709°W / 18.234635; -66.033709 (Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas)
Caguas PuebloBuilt in 1909
7 Puente No. 6
Puente No. 6 Puente La Concepcion (Puente No. 6), Barrio Rio Canas, Caguas, Puerto Rico (1899).jpg
Puente No. 6
May 28, 2009
(#09000361)
Highway 798, km 1.0
18°17′43″N66°03′26″W / 18.295339°N 66.057166°W / 18.295339; -66.057166 (Puente No. 6)
Río CañasAlso known as Puente la Concepción

Cayey

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Arenas Bridge
Arenas Bridge Arenas Bridge.jpg
Arenas Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000843)
Highway 735, km 1.3, spanning Río de la Plata
18°08′03″N66°08′17″W / 18.1343°N 66.1381°W / 18.1343; -66.1381 (Arenas Bridge)
Monte Llano and Arenas [lower-alpha 4] A metal truss bridge from 1894, also known as "Puente Río La Plata"
2 Carretera #4 October 30, 2020
(#100005741)
PR-15, from km. 0 in Guayama to km. 25.7 in Cayey
18°03′01″N66°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. [17]
3 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 [lower-alpha 2]
18°07′26″N66°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, [lower-alpha 3] and numerous other roadway structures. [13] [16]
4 Church Nuestra Señora de la Asunción of Cayey
Church Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion of Cayey Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion - Cayey Puerto Rico.jpg
Church Nuestra Señora de la Asunción of Cayey
December 10, 1984
(#84000454)
Muñoz Rivera Street, Town Plaza
18°06′46″N66°09′57″W / 18.1127°N 66.1657°W / 18.1127; -66.1657 (Church Nuestra Señora de la Asunción of Cayey)
Cayey PuebloSpanish Colonial style church from 1815, designed by José Canovas
5 La Liendre Bridge
La Liendre Bridge Puente La Liendre detail - Cayey-Cidra Puerto Rico.jpg
La Liendre Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000844)
Highway 735, km 0.7, spanning Quebrada Beatriz
18°08′05″N66°07′54″W / 18.1347°N 66.1317°W / 18.1347; -66.1317 (La Liendre Bridge)
Vegas and Arenas [lower-alpha 5] An iron lattice lateral girder bridge from 1877
6 Río Matón Bridge July 19, 1995
(#95000841)
Highway 14, km 63.2, spanning Río Matón
18°08′23″N66°12′39″W / 18.1397°N 66.2108°W / 18.1397; -66.2108 (Río Matón Bridge)
Matón AbajoA lateral solid web girder bridge from 1886
7 Juana Rodríguez Morales House April 6, 2005
(#05000257)
7 Nuñez Romeu Street
18°06′48″N66°09′58″W / 18.1132°N 66.1662°W / 18.1132; -66.1662 (Juana Rodríguez Morales House)
Cayey PuebloSpanish Creole townhouse from 1850

Ciales

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Manatí Bridge at Mata de Plátano
Manati Bridge at Mata de Platano Manati Bridge at Mata de Platano in Ciales, Puerto Rico.jpg
Manatí Bridge at Mata de Plátano
July 19, 1995
(#95000847)
Highway 6685, km 9.7, spanning Río Grande de Manatí
18°21′32″N66°28′45″W / 18.359008°N 66.479162°W / 18.359008; -66.479162 (Manatí Bridge at Mata de Plátano)
Hato Viejo

Cidra

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Arenas Bridge
Arenas Bridge Arenas Bridge.jpg
Arenas Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000843)
Highway 735, km 1.3, spanning Río de la Plata
18°08′04″N66°08′17″W / 18.134325°N 66.138119°W / 18.134325; -66.138119 (Arenas Bridge)
Arenas and Monte Llano [lower-alpha 4] A metal truss bridge from 1894, also known as "Puente Río La Plata"
2 La Bolero August 28, 2012
(#12000584)
Highway 173, km 0.5
18°10′50″N66°09′41″W / 18.180492°N 66.161373°W / 18.180492; -66.161373 (La Bolero)
CeibaEarly 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 [lower-alpha 2]
18°09′07″N66°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, [lower-alpha 3] and numerous other roadway structures. [13] [16]
4 La Liendre Bridge
La Liendre Bridge Puente La Liendre 2 - Cayey-Cidra Puerto Rico.jpg
La Liendre Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000844)
Highway 735, km 0.7, spanning Quebrada Beatriz
18°08′05″N66°07′54″W / 18.134651°N 66.131666°W / 18.134651; -66.131666 (La Liendre Bridge)
Arenas and Vegas [lower-alpha 5] An iron lattice lateral girder bridge from 1877

Coamo

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Carretera Central
Carretera Central General Mendez Vigo Bridge.JPG
Carretera Central
May 2, 2019
(#100003686)
Highway 14 from Aibonito boundary to Juana Díaz boundary [lower-alpha 2]
18°04′39″N66°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, [lower-alpha 3] and numerous other roadway structures. [13] [16]
2 Casa Blanca
Casa Blanca Casa Blanca.JPG
Casa Blanca
April 28, 1992
(#92000379)
17 José I. Quintón Street
18°04′48″N66°21′22″W / 18.080081°N 66.356028°W / 18.080081; -66.356028 (Casa Blanca)
Coamo PuebloSpanish Creole architecture from 1865
3 Church San Blas de Illescas of Coamo
Church San Blas de Illescas of Coamo ChurchCoamo.JPG
Church San Blas de Illescas of Coamo
December 10, 1984
(#84000463)
Mario Braschi Street
18°04′51″N66°21′22″W / 18.080702°N 66.356228°W / 18.080702; -66.356228 (Church San Blas de Illescas of Coamo)
Coamo PuebloLatin American Baroque architecture of a church from 1661
4 General Méndez Vigo Bridge
General Mendez Vigo Bridge General Mendez Vigo Bridge.JPG
General Méndez Vigo Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000839)
Highway 14, km 30.4, spanning Las Minas River
18°03′50″N66°22′27″W / 18.063764°N 66.374154°W / 18.063764; -66.374154 (General Méndez Vigo Bridge)
San IldefonsoBrick barrel vault bridge from 1898, by US Corps of Engineers, also known as Puente Rio las Minas
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″N66°21′33″W / 18.079333°N 66.359067°W / 18.079333; -66.359067 (Hermitage Church of Nuestra Señora de Valvanera of Coamo)
Coamo PuebloChurch from 1685
6 Padre Íñigo Bridge July 19, 1995
(#95000840)
Highway 14, km 34.2, spanning Río Coamo
18°04′53″N66°21′15″W / 18.081372°N 66.354075°W / 18.081372; -66.354075 (Padre Íñigo Bridge)
Coamo Pueblo and PalmarejoLattice girder bridge from 1879
7 Picó Pomar Residence July 12, 1988
(#88000961)
Junction of José I. Quintón and Mario Braschi Streets
18°04′49″N66°21′25″W / 18.080239°N 66.356947°W / 18.080239; -66.356947 (Picó Pomar Residence)
Coamo PuebloSpanish Neoclassical building from 1840, also known as Coamo Historic Museum
8 Puente de las Calabazas
Puente de las Calabazas Puente de las Calabazas, Coamo, Puerto Rico.jpg
Puente de las Calabazas
February 17, 2009
(#09000042)
Highway 14, km 39.3, spanning Río Cuyón
18°05′17″N66°18′48″W / 18.088076°N 66.313350°W / 18.088076; -66.313350 (Puente de las Calabazas)
CuyónLattice girder bridge from 1882

Comerío

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Comerio Hydroelectric Development September 1, 2022
(#100008110)
PR167, Km. 3.9 to 6.0
18°15′39″N66°12′25″W / 18.2608°N 66.2070°W / 18.2608; -66.2070 (Comerio Hydroelectric Development)
Comerío
2 Cueva La Mora March 10, 1983
(#83002292)
Address restricted [15]
Address restricted [15]
3 Río Hondo Bridge
Rio Hondo Bridge EAST SIDE. - Puente Rio Hondo, Spanning Hondo River on PR Road 156, Barrio Rio Hondo, Comerio, Comerio Municipio, PR HAER PR-44-2.tif
Río Hondo Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000842)
Highway 156, km 26.9, spanning Río Hondo
18°12′31″N66°14′35″W / 18.208715°N 66.243044°W / 18.208715; -66.243044 (Río Hondo Bridge)
Río HondoOriginally 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. [18] It was removed in 2001. [19]

Corozal

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Mavilla Bridge
Mavilla Bridge Puente de Mavilla, Corozal, Puerto Rico.jpg
Mavilla Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000848)
Highway 159, km 17.7, spanning Río Mavilla
18°21′07″N66°17′50″W / 18.352003°N 66.297263°W / 18.352003; -66.297263 (Mavilla Bridge)
Palmarejo and Abras

Gurabo

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Church San José of Gurabo
Church San Jose of Gurabo 2021guraboiglesiasanjose1.jpg
Church San José of Gurabo
September 18, 1984
(#84003142)
Santiago and Eugenio Sánches López Streets
18°15′18″N65°58′21″W / 18.254946°N 65.972433°W / 18.254946; -65.972433 (Church San José of Gurabo)
Gurabo PuebloChurch from 1821

Jayuya

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 La Piedra Escrita
La Piedra Escrita Taino petroglyphs, Puerto Porico -- Geoff Gallice 001.jpg
La Piedra Escrita
January 15, 2003
(#02001720)
Highway 144, km 8 [20]
18°13′02″N66°34′23″W / 18.217134°N 66.573090°W / 18.217134; -66.573090 (La Piedra Escrita)
CoabeyPrehistoric rock art site

Juncos

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 José Miguel Gallardo School
Jose Miguel Gallardo School Jose M. Gallardo.jpg
José Miguel Gallardo School
November 14, 2012
(#12000937)
Junction of Paseo Escuté and Algarín Street
18°13′41″N65°55′27″W / 18.228022°N 65.924278°W / 18.228022; -65.924278 (José Miguel Gallardo School)
Juncos Pueblo

Lares

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Callejones Site September 2, 1999
(#99001022)
Address restricted [15]
Address restricted [15] An archaeological site
2 Hacienda Los Torres
Hacienda Los Torres Hacienda Los Torres.JPG
Hacienda Los Torres
September 28, 2006
(#06000896)
Junction of Highways 111 and 129
18°17′48″N66°52′16″W / 18.296780°N 66.871057°W / 18.296780; -66.871057 (Hacienda Los Torres)
LaresMission/Spanish Revival building from 1846

Las Marías

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Eugenio María de Hostos School
Eugenio Maria de Hostos School Escuela Eugenio Maria de Hostos - Las Marias Puerto Rico.jpg
Eugenio María de Hostos School
December 19, 2012
(#12001077)
Matías Brugman Avenue
18°15′00″N66°59′23″W / 18.249931°N 66.989842°W / 18.249931; -66.989842 (Eugenio María de Hostos School)
Las Marías Pueblo

Maricao

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao
Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, Maricao Puerto Rico.jpg
Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao
September 18, 1984
(#84003125)
Baldorioty Street, Town Plaza
18°10′51″N66°58′46″W / 18.180868°N 66.979395°W / 18.180868; -66.979395 (Church San Juan Bautista of Maricao)
Maricao PuebloGothic church built in 1890
2 Del Treinta Bridge July 19, 1995
(#95000846)
Highway 128, km 32.7
18°10′00″N66°51′48″W / 18.166660°N 66.863449°W / 18.166660; -66.863449 (Del Treinta Bridge)
Indiera AltaA rolled steel beam bridge from 1924, designed by Enrique Ortega
3 Vivero de Peces de Maricao
Vivero de Peces de Maricao Fish Hatchery, Maricao Puerto Rico.jpg
Vivero de Peces de Maricao
February 21, 2017
(#100000667)
Highway 410, km 1.7
18°10′14″N66°59′14″W / 18.170432°N 66.987089°W / 18.170432; -66.987089 (Vivero de Peces de Maricao)
Maricao Afuera

Morovis

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 José Fontán School
Jose Fontan School Jose Fontan School, Morovis, Puerto Rico 04.jpg
José Fontán School
August 28, 2012
(#12000582)
Junction of Del Carmen Street and Principal Street final
18°19′34″N66°24′32″W / 18.326079°N 66.408958°W / 18.326079; -66.408958 (José Fontán School)
Morovis Pueblo part of the Early Twentieth Century Schools in Puerto Rico Thematic Resource (TR)

Naranjito

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Escuela Guillermo Estéves December 19, 2012
(#12001078)
Junction of Georgetti and Achiote Streets
18°18′05″N66°14′55″W / 18.30138°N 66.24857°W / 18.30138; -66.24857 (Escuela Guillermo Estéves)
Naranjito Pueblo
2 Plata Bridge
Plata Bridge Puente La Plata desde Bayamon.jpg
Plata Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000849)
Highway 167, km 0.9
18°18′14″N66°12′40″W / 18.303840°N 66.211220°W / 18.303840; -66.211220 (Plata Bridge)
Nuevo and Dajaos [lower-alpha 6] A Parker truss bridge

Orocovis

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Cueva La Espiral September 20, 2011
(#11000673)
Address restricted [15]
Bauta Abajo [21] Prehistoric Rock Art of Puerto Rico MPS

San Lorenzo

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de San Miguel de Hato Grande
Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes de San Miguel de Hato Grande San Lorenzo Catholic Church.JPG
Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de San Miguel de Hato Grande
December 8, 1983
(#83004194)
Colón Street, at Town Plaza
18°11′25″N65°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 PuebloAlso known as Las Mercedes, this Classical Revival style building was built in 1737
2 Residencia Machín–Ramos May 5, 1989
(#88001180)
Eugenio Sánchez López Street
18°11′27″N65°57′40″W / 18.190953°N 65.961184°W / 18.190953; -65.961184 (Residencia Machín–Ramos)
San Lorenzo PuebloSpanish Colonial building from 1883

Trujillo Alto

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Puente de Trujillo Alto
Puente de Trujillo Alto Historic Bridge in Trujillo Alto.JPG
Puente de Trujillo Alto
January 28, 2010
(#09001289)
Highway 181, km 5.6
18°21′27″N66°00′13″W / 18.357480°N 66.003673°W / 18.357480; -66.003673 (Puente de Trujillo Alto)
Cuevas and Dos BocasSteel platform bridge over the Río Grande de Loíza; built in 1939

Utuado

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Bateyes de Viví June 21, 2007
(#07000584)
Address restricted [15]
Viví Arriba [22] Ball Court/Plaza Sites of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands MPS
2 Blanco Bridge
Blanco Bridge Puente Blanco 1 - Utuado Puerto Rico.jpg
Blanco Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000837)
Highway 10, km 48.1, spanning the Pellejas River
18°13′48″N66°43′02″W / 18.229996°N 66.717128°W / 18.229996; -66.717128 (Blanco Bridge)
ArenasHistoric Bridges of Puerto Rico MPS
3 Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site
Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site - Utuado Puerto Rico.jpg
Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site
December 17, 1992
(#92001671)
Highway 111, km 12.3
18°17′42″N66°46′52″W / 18.294870°N 66.780974°W / 18.294870; -66.780974 (Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site)
Caguana
4 Church San Miguel Arcángel of Utuado
Church San Miguel Arcangel of Utuado ParoquiaSanMiguelArcangelAug2007.jpg
Church San Miguel Arcángel of Utuado
December 10, 1984
(#84000447)
Dr. Barbosa Street, Town Plaza
18°15′55″N66°41′58″W / 18.265369°N 66.699340°W / 18.265369; -66.699340 (Church San Miguel Arcángel of Utuado)
Utuado PuebloHistoric Churches of Puerto Rico TR

Villalba

[2] Name on the RegisterImageDate listed [3] Location BarrioDescription
1 Walter McK. Jones School
Walter McK. Jones School Escuela Walter McK. Jones - Villalba Puerto Rico.jpg
Walter McK. Jones School
January 29, 2013
(#12001249)
28 Luis Muñoz Rivera Street
18°07′47″N66°29′31″W / 18.129715°N 66.491963°W / 18.129715; -66.491963 (Walter McK. Jones School)
Villalba Pueblo

See also

Notes

  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. 1 2 3 4 5 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. 1 2 3 4 5 Spanish: casillas de caminero.
  4. 1 2 The Arenas Bridge spans the boundary between Cayey (Barrio Monte Llano) and Cidra (Barrio Arenas) municipalities.
  5. 1 2 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.

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  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 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.
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