Herrera Luna House

Herrera Luna House (HM26L1)

Location: Guatemala, Guatemala
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 38.268', W 90° 30.786'

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Government Palace

Casa Herrera LunaTipo: Arquitectura CivilConstrucción: Siglo XIXEstilo: Historicista / Art NoveauEn esta casa vivió el destacado empresario Carlos Herrera Luna, 17º presidente de Guatemala (1920-1921). Los terremotos de 1917 y 1918 destruyeron la primera edificación, haciendo necesaria la construcción del edificio historicista que hoy se observa. La vivienda fue decorada con finas maderas y vitrales Tiffany que contienen hermosos detalles art-noveau, el portón de ingreso cuenta con columnas corintias y entablamento; en el vestíbulo principal se encuentra una composición de pisos de elaborado diseño. Fue sede del Banco Internacional y en la actualidad funciona en su interior la Fiscalía de Derechos Humanos del Ministerio Público. English:Government Palace
Type: Civil Architecture Construction: XIX Century Style: Historicist / Art Noveau The distinguished businessman Carlos Herrera Luna, 17th president of Guatemala, lived in this house (1920-1921). The 1917 and 1918 earthquakes destroyed the first construction, leading to the construction of the present historicist building. The house was decorated with fine woods and Tiffany stained glass windows which have beautiful Art Noveau details. The front entrance gate is



embellished with Corinthian columns and entablature. The main hall displays an elaborate design flooring arrangement. It was seat of the "Banco Internacional" [International Bank] and currently the "Fiscalía de Derechos Humanos del Ministerio Público" [Office of the Human Rights Prosecutor, Public Ministry1]1 Also referred to as "Office of the Public Prosecutor", which is the cabinet-level agency that prosecutes criminal matters and handles other related functions.
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HM NumberHM26L1
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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 767878 N 1619735
Decimal Degrees14.63780000, -90.51310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 38.268', W 90° 30.786'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 38' 16.08" N, 90° 30' 47.16" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 7A Avenida, Guatemala Guatemala , GT
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