Pavón House

Pavón House (HM26S8)

Location: Guatemala, Guatemala
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 38.338', W 90° 30.865'

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Casa PavónTipo: Arquitectura CivilConstrucción: XIXEstilo: Art NoveauEn este edificio se fundó en 1880, uno de los 10 periódicos más antiguos del Nuevo Mundo: el Diario de Centroamérica. Este informativo fue creado por el periodista inglés Marco J. Kelly y una sociedad de visionarios, entre los que se destaca José Milla y Vidaurre. El inmueble había pertenecido a la familia Pavón y después al Banco Internacional; en 1926 cuando el periódico había sido trasladado a otro sitio, se convirtió en la sede del Banco Central de Guatemala. El edificio fue remodelado en 1933 para alojar a la farmacia La Providencia; la ornamentación de la fachada corresponde a esa fecha.
English translation:Pavón HouseType: Civil Architecture Construction: XIX CenturyStyle: Art Noveau One of the 10 oldest newspapers of the New World was founded in this building in the year 1880: the "Diario de Centroamérica" [Guatemalan Official Gazette]. This newspaper was created by the English journalist Marco J. Kelly and a society of visionaries, among which José Milla y Vidaurre stands out. The property had belonged to the Pavón family and later to the "Banco Internacional" [International Bank]. In 1926, when the newspaper had



been moved to another site, it became the seat of the "Banco Central de Guatemala" [Central Bank of Guatemala]. The building was remodeled in 1933 in order to house the "La Providencia" drugstore. The façade's ornamentation that time.
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HM NumberHM26S8
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Placed ByMunicipalidad de Guatemala
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Date Added Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 767735 N 1619863
Decimal Degrees14.63896667, -90.51441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 38.338', W 90° 30.865'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 38' 20.28" N, 90° 30' 51.9" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6A Av (Paseo de la Sexta), Guatemala Guatemala , GT
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