Presidential House

Presidential House (HM26KY)

Location: Guatemala, Guatemala
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 38.617', W 90° 30.817'

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Casa PresidencialTipo: Arquitectura ResidencialConstrucción: 1933-1943Estilo: Art-DecóEsta casa fue edificada en los terrenos del antiguo Convento de La Concepción. El arquitecto Carlos Malau la diseñó a solicitud del presidente Jorge Ubico Castañeda; funcionó como residencia de los mandatarios de Guatemala hasta 1996. Entre sus ambientes destacan el Patio de Representación, el Salón de los Espejos y el Salón Chino. Fue construida e inaugurada en distintas etapas, desde 1933 hasta 1943; la fachada que funciona como elemento unificador es de estilo Art-Decó y cuenta con tres puertas enmarcadas con pilastras y remates ascendentes. En esta obra también participó el arquitecto Rafael Pérez de León y el artista Rodolfo Galeotti Torres.
English:Presidential House Type: Residential Architecture Construction: 1933-1943 Style: Art Deco This house was built on the grounds of the "Convento de La Concepción" [Convent of the Conception]. Architect Carlos Malau designed it at the request of President Jorge Ubico Castañeda. It served as residence of the presidents of Guatemalan until the year 1996. The most notable areas of the house are the "Patio de Representación" [Performance Patio], the "Salón



de los Espejos" [Hall of Mirrors] and "Salón Chino" [Chinese Hall]. It was built and inaugurated in different periods, from 1933 to 1943. The Art Deco façade serves as a unifying element, with three doors framed with pilasters and ascending finishings. Architect Rafael Pérez de León and artist Rodolfo Galeotti Torres also participated in this process.
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HM NumberHM26KY
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Placed ByMunicipalidad de Guatemala
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Date Added Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 767816 N 1620378
Decimal Degrees14.64361667, -90.51361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 38.617', W 90° 30.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 38' 37.02" N, 90° 30' 49.02" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6A Avenida, Guatemala Guatemala , GT
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