Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, Ponce

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Casa Wiechers-Villaronga is a Classical Revival style mansion in Ponce, Puerto Rico designed and built in the early twentieth century. The house was acquired and restored by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture and now operates as the Museo de la Arquitectura Ponceña (Museum of Ponce Architecture). The house sits in the Ponce Historic Zone. The Villaronga Residence is an outstanding example of the Classical Revival style in used in Ponce designs in the early part of the 20th century and is one of two residences still standing of a series of houses designed and built by Alfredo B. Wiechers, so important to the architectural and cultural heritage of the city of Ponce.
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  • This house is a great example of the architecture of the time the house was built. It is also a great example of the way well-to-do families lived in Ponce in the late 19th and early 20th...  more »
  • It's a beautiful, huge house!! Loved every single thing! The tour guide tells you about the real story of it.  more »
  • I've been visiting Ponce regularly for the past 2 years and did not know this beautiful place existed . Knows about the family , the architecture and the paintings in the house . Took note about them....  more »
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  • All the information below is from online. Yet I will add this building is beautiful on the outside and you can see pictures of the inside museum online. The Casa Wiechers-Villaronga is a Neo-classical style mansion in Ponce, Puerto Rico designed and built in the early twentieth century. The house was acquired and restored by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture and now operates as the Museo de la Arquitectura Ponceña (Museum of Ponce Architecture). The house sits in the Ponce Historic Zone. The Villaronga Residence is an outstanding example of the Classical Revival style in used in Ponce designs in the early part of the 20th century and is one of two residences still standing of a series of houses designed and built by Alfredo B. Wiechers, so important to the architectural and cultural heritage of the city of Ponce. Location 106 Reina St. (NW corner of Reina & Mendez Vigo streets), Ponce, Puerto Rico Coordinates 18°00′44″N 66°36′57″W Area less than one acre Built 1912 Architect Alfredo B. Wiechers Architectural style Classical Revival NRHP reference # 84003151 Added to NRHP - 24th August 1984

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