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National Register entries listed below are found in the highlighted 8 municipalities of Puerto Rico.

This is a list of properties and districts in the southern municipalities of Puerto Rico that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (Spanish: Registro Nacional de Lugares Históricos). It includes places along the southern coast, and on islands, and on the south slope of Puerto Rico's Cordillera Central.

The area covered spans from the city of Yauco on the southwest coast to the Guayama municipality at the southeast.

Names of places given are as they 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.

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This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Guayama

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Barrio Description
1 Casa Cautiño
Casa Cautiño
December 31, 1984
(#84003137)
Junction of Vicente Palés Arés and Santiago Palmer Streets
17°59′09″N 66°06′48″W / 17.985922°N 66.113237°W / 17.985922; -66.113237 (Casa Cautiño)
Guayama Pueblo Classical Revival building from 1887
2 Cayey Bridge
Cayey Bridge
July 19, 1995
(#95000845)
Highway 15, km 1, spanning Río Guamaní
17°59′59″N 66°06′46″W / 17.999680°N 66.112765°W / 17.999680; -66.112765 (Cayey Bridge)
Caimital and Palmas An iron lateral lattice girder bridge from 1891
3 Eleuterio Derkes Grammar School
August 4, 1987
(#87001312)
José María Angueli Street
17°58′55″N 66°06′42″W / 17.981908°N 66.111799°W / 17.981908; -66.111799 (Eleuterio Derkes Grammar School)
Guayama Pueblo Neo-Classical school built in 1909
4 Iglesia Parroquial de San Antonio de Padua de Guayama
Iglesia Parroquial de San Antonio de Padua de Guayama
July 30, 1976
(#76002248)
5 Ashford Street
17°59′07″N 66°06′46″W / 17.985175°N 66.112884°W / 17.985175; -66.112884 (Iglesia Parroquial de San Antonio de Padua de Guayama)
Guayama Pueblo Built in 1775
5 Ingenio Azucarero Vives
Ingenio Azucarero Vives
September 1, 1976
(#76002249)
Avenida Central
17°58′38″N 66°06′59″W / 17.977130°N 66.116428°W / 17.977130; -66.116428 (Ingenio Azucarero Vives)
Guayama Pueblo

Guayanilla

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Barrio Description
1 Padre Nazario School
November 14, 2012
(#12000936)
4 Concepción Street
18°01′08″N 66°47′25″W / 18.018757°N 66.790308°W / 18.018757; -66.790308 (Padre Nazario School)
Guayanilla Pueblo Elementary school. Named after José M. Nazario, discoverer of the Nazario Collection.

Juana Díaz

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Barrio Description
1 Church San Juan Bautista y San Ramón Nonato of Juana Diaz
December 10, 1984
(#84000465)
Town Plaza
18°03′10″N 66°30′19″W / 18.052897°N 66.505350°W / 18.052897; -66.505350 (Church San Juan Bautista y San Ramón Nonato of Juana Diaz)
Juana Díaz Pueblo Church from 1807
2 Cueva Lucero
Cueva Lucero
September 26, 2008
(#08000936)
Address restricted
Guayabal Prehistoric rock art site

Peñuelas

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Barrio Description
1 Daniel Webster School
November 14, 2012
(#12000940)
255 Luis Muñoz Rivera Street
18°03′16″N 66°43′20″W / 18.054495°N 66.722086°W / 18.054495; -66.722086 (Daniel Webster School)
Peñuelas Pueblo

Ponce

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Barrio Description
1 Albergue Caritativo Tricoche
Albergue Caritativo Tricoche
May 14, 1987
(#87000769)
Tricoche Street
18°01′00″N 66°36′55″W / 18.016785°N 66.615193°W / 18.016785; -66.615193 (Albergue Caritativo Tricoche)
Segundo Hospital in Neoclásico Isabelino style from 1885
2 Antiguo Cuartel Militar Español de Ponce
Antiguo Cuartel Militar Español de Ponce
May 14, 1987
(#87000772)
End of Castillo Street
18°00′55″N 66°36′30″W / 18.015201°N 66.608439°W / 18.015201; -66.608439 (Antiguo Cuartel Militar Español de Ponce)
Quinto Spanish military headquarters in Ponce, in Neoclásico Isabelino style, from 1894
3 Antiguo Hospital Militar Español de Ponce
Antiguo Hospital Militar Español de Ponce
May 14, 1987
(#87000770)
León, Atocha, and Bondad Streets
18°01′08″N 66°36′52″W / 18.019026°N 66.614432°W / 18.019026; -66.614432 (Antiguo Hospital Militar Español de Ponce)
Sexto Neoclásico Isabelino style, from 1897
4 Armstrong-Toro House
Armstrong-Toro House
October 29, 1987
(#87001821)
9 Unión Street
18°00′42″N 66°36′53″W / 18.011728°N 66.614622°W / 18.011728; -66.614622 (Armstrong-Toro House)
Segundo Neoclassical designed by Manuel Domenech and built in 1899
5 Banco Crédito y Ahorro Ponceño
Banco Crédito y Ahorro Ponceño
June 25, 1987
(#87001002)
Junction of Marina and Amor Streets
18°00′41″N 66°36′48″W / 18.011314°N 66.613333°W / 18.011314; -66.613333 (Banco Crédito y Ahorro Ponceño)
Tercero Beaux Arts design by Francisco Porrata Doria, from 1924
6 Banco de Ponce
Banco de Ponce
June 25, 1987
(#87001003)
Junction of Amor and Comercio Streets
18°00′40″N 66°36′48″W / 18.011111°N 66.613271°W / 18.011111; -66.613271 (Banco de Ponce)
Tercero Beaux Arts design by Francisco Porrata Doria, also from 1924
7 Casa Alcaldía de Ponce – City Hall
Casa Alcaldía de Ponce – City Hall
November 19, 1986
(#86003197)
South side of Plaza Las Delicias
18°00′39″N 66°36′50″W / 18.010730°N 66.613905°W / 18.010730; -66.613905 (Casa Alcaldía de Ponce – City Hall)
Primero Neoclásico Isabelino-style City Hall, from 1846
8 Casa de la Masacre
Casa de la Masacre
October 20, 2005
(#05001098)
31 Marina Street
18°00′34″N 66°36′49″W / 18.009318°N 66.613537°W / 18.009318; -66.613537 (Casa de la Masacre)
Cuarto As the Ponce headquarters of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party during the 1930s, this house bore witness to the massacre of March 21, 1937, in which 19 demonstrators and bystanders and 2 police officers were killed. It is architecturally significant as an outstanding example of vernacular creole design by Blas Silva from the first decade of the 20th century. It became a museum in 1988.
9 Casa Miguel C. Godreau
Casa Miguel C. Godreau
April 30, 1986
(#86000894)
146 Reina Street
18°00′43″N 66°37′08″W / 18.012054°N 66.618850°W / 18.012054; -66.618850 (Casa Miguel C. Godreau)
Segundo House from 1919, designed by Julio Conesa
10 Casa Paoli
Casa Paoli
October 1, 2009
(#09000769)
14 Mayor Street
18°00′36″N 66°36′46″W / 18.009928°N 66.612659°W / 18.009928; -66.612659 (Casa Paoli)
Cuarto This house was the birthplace and childhood home of great operatic tenor Antonio Paoli (1871–1946) until 1883. It was in Ponce's rich cultural environment that Paoli was first exposed to the arts, and this house is the only property remaining in Puerto Rico associated with the island's first performing artist of international renown.
11 Casa Vives
February 13, 2013
(#13000013)
88 Paseo Atocha at Vives/Castillo Street
18°00′51″N 66°36′49″W / 18.014097°N 66.613524°W / 18.014097; -66.613524 (Casa Vives)
Quinto
12 Casino de Ponce
Casino de Ponce
October 28, 1987
(#87001818)
Junction of Marina and Luna Streets
18°00′36″N 66°36′48″W / 18.010082°N 66.613368°W / 18.010082; -66.613368 (Casino de Ponce)
Cuarto Second Empire- and Neo-Rococo-style building from 1922, designed by Agustin Camilo Gonzalez
13 Castillo de Serralles
Castillo de Serralles
November 3, 1980
(#80004494)
Cerro El Vigía
18°01′07″N 66°37′09″W / 18.018698°N 66.619274°W / 18.018698; -66.619274 (Castillo de Serralles)
Portugués Urbano Spanish Mediterranean style "castle" from 1926 by Pedro Aldolfo de Castro
14 Catedral Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe of Ponce
Catedral Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe of Ponce
December 10, 1984
(#84000467)
Plaza Las Delicias
18°00′43″N 66°36′50″W / 18.011839°N 66.613992°W / 18.011839; -66.613992 (Catedral Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe of Ponce)
Segundo Neoclassical building from 1835 by Francisco Porrata Doria
15 Cementerio Antiguo de Ponce
Cementerio Antiguo de Ponce
January 5, 1984
(#84003149)
1 Torre Street at Frontispicio Street
18°00′57″N 66°37′04″W / 18.015833°N 66.617778°W / 18.015833; -66.617778 (Cementerio Antiguo de Ponce)
Segundo Neo-classical. 1864 enlargement designed by Nieto Blajol Iglesia, from 1842
16 Cementerio Catolico San Vicente de Paul
Cementerio Catolico San Vicente de Paul
August 25, 1988
(#88001249)
Alma Sublime Street
18°01′00″N 66°38′02″W / 18.016596°N 66.633782°W / 18.016596; -66.633782 (Cementerio Catolico San Vicente de Paul)
Magueyes Urbano Classical Revival, Spanish Revival, Art Deco from 1901, also called Cementerio Católico de Ponce
17 Centro Ceremonial Indígena
Centro Ceremonial Indígena
April 14, 1978
(#78003381)
Highway 503
18°02′32″N 66°37′18″W / 18.042236°N 66.621781°W / 18.042236; -66.621781 (Centro Ceremonial Indígena)
Tibes and Portugués Also known as Batey Indígena de Tibes. (Also, Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center )
18 Edificio Empresas Ferré
Edificio Empresas Ferré
August 27, 2013
(#13000638)
834 Eugenio María de Hostos Avenue
17°58′55″N 66°37′12″W / 17.981903°N 66.620132°W / 17.981903; -66.620132 (Edificio Empresas Ferré)
Playa
19 Edificio Municipal de la Playa de Ponce
August 27, 2013
(#13000639)
28 Alfonso XII Street at Padre Noel Avenue
17°58′55″N 66°37′16″W / 17.981943°N 66.621142°W / 17.981943; -66.621142 (Edificio Municipal de la Playa de Ponce)
Playa
20 Faro de la Isla de Caja de Muertos
Faro de la Isla de Caja de Muertos
October 22, 1981
(#81000690)
Isla Caja de Muertos
17°53′35″N 66°31′16″W / 17.893159°N 66.521189°W / 17.893159; -66.521189 (Faro de la Isla de Caja de Muertos)
Playa Neo-classical light house from 1887
21 Faro del Puerto de Ponce
Faro del Puerto de Ponce
October 22, 1981
(#81000691)
Isla Cardona, Ponce Harbor
17°57′24″N 66°38′06″W / 17.956800°N 66.635000°W / 17.956800; -66.635000 (Faro del Puerto de Ponce)
Playa Neo-classical light house from 1889
22 Font–Ubides House
Font–Ubides House
October 29, 1987
(#87001825)
34 Castillo Street
18°00′54″N 66°36′39″W / 18.014913°N 66.610786°W / 18.014913; -66.610786 (Font–Ubides House)
Quinto Classical Revival, Art Nouveau building by Blas C. Silva, from 1913
23 Hacienda Buena Vista
Hacienda Buena Vista
October 17, 1994
(#91001499)
Highway123, km 16.8, near Corral Viejo
18°05′03″N 66°39′17″W / 18.084104°N 66.654591°W / 18.084104; -66.654591 (Hacienda Buena Vista)
Magueyes Colonial-style coffee plantation from 1833
24 Iglesia de la Santísima Trinidad
Iglesia de la Santísima Trinidad
September 29, 1986
(#86002766)
Marina, Salud, and Abolición Streets
18°00′25″N 66°36′46″W / 18.007006°N 66.612770°W / 18.007006; -66.612770 (Iglesia de la Santísima Trinidad)
Cuarto Late Gothic Revival, Mission/Spanish Revival church from 1926
25 McCabe Memorial Church
McCabe Memorial Church
April 11, 2008
(#08000283)
835 Eugenio María de Hostos Avenue
17°58′56″N 66°37′14″W / 17.982187°N 66.620440°W / 17.982187; -66.620440 (McCabe Memorial Church)
Playa Neo-gothic church from 1908 designed by Antonin Nechodoma
26 Mercado de las Carnes
Mercado de las Carnes
November 17, 1986
(#86003199)
Alley connecting Mayor and León Streets, between Estrella and Guadalupe Streets
18°00′56″N 66°36′46″W / 18.015477°N 66.612878°W / 18.015477; -66.612878 (Mercado de las Carnes)
Quinto Art Deco meat market from 1926 by Rafael Carmoega
27 Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church
October 29, 1987
(#87001822)
135 Villa Street
18°00′37″N 66°36′58″W / 18.010405°N 66.616094°W / 18.010405; -66.616094 (Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church)
Primero Bungalow, integrating Neo-Gothic, Spanish Revival, Spanish Baroque, and byzantine elements, from 1907, designed by Antonin Nechodoma
28 Oppenheimer House
Oppenheimer House
October 29, 1987
(#87001824)
47 Salud Street
18°00′34″N 66°36′43″W / 18.009418°N 66.611890°W / 18.009418; -66.611890 (Oppenheimer House)
Cuarto Spanish-Art Nouveau house from 1913, designed by Alfredo B. Weichers
29 Parque de Bombas de Ponce
Parque de Bombas de Ponce
July 12, 1984
(#84003150)
Plaza Las Delicias
18°00′43″N 66°36′49″W / 18.011905°N 66.613738°W / 18.011905; -66.613738 (Parque de Bombas de Ponce)
Segundo Fire station in Gothic style, from 1882 by Maximo de Meana y Guridi.
30 Ponce High School
Ponce High School
August 4, 1987
(#87001310)
Cristina Street
18°00′42″N 66°36′37″W / 18.011550°N 66.610260°W / 18.011550; -66.610260 (Ponce High School)
Tercero Classical Revival building from 1915, designed by Adrian C. Finlayson
31 Ponce YMCA Building
Ponce YMCA Building
June 4, 2012
(#12000331)
7843 Nazaret Street, Urbanización Santa María
18°00′21″N 66°37′02″W / 18.005888°N 66.617149°W / 18.005888; -66.617149 (Ponce YMCA Building)
Canas Urbano Part of the Rafael Rios Rey Multiple Property Submission
32 Puente Río Portugués
January 6, 2015
(#14001134)
Eugenio María de Hostos Avenue, spanning the historic channel of Río Portugués
17°59′36″N 66°36′55″W / 17.993399°N 66.615293°W / 17.993399; -66.615293 (Puente Río Portugués)
Playa
33 Rosaly–Batiz House
Rosaly–Batiz House
September 29, 1986
(#86002768)
125 Villa Street
18°00′39″N 66°36′55″W / 18.01072°N 66.61522°W / 18.01072; -66.61522 (Rosaly–Batiz House)
Primero Italian Renaissance Palazzo house by Manuel V. Domenech from 1897
34 Salazar–Candal House
Salazar–Candal House
June 9, 1988
(#88000663)
53 Isabel Street
18°00′45″N 66°36′42″W / 18.012546°N 66.611729°W / 18.012546; -66.611729 (Salazar–Candal House)
Tercero Neo-Classic, Art Nouveau, and Spanish Revival house from 1911, designed by Blas C. Silva
35 Subirá House
Subirá House
October 28, 1987
(#87001826)
107 Reina Street
18°00′43″N 66°36′58″W / 18.012038°N 66.616116°W / 18.012038; -66.616116 (Subirá House)
Segundo Ponce Creole house from 1910, designed by Blas C. Silva
36 Fernando Luis Toro Casa
Fernando Luis Toro Casa
March 5, 1986
(#86000421)
3 Obispado Street, La Alhambra
18°01′04″N 66°36′21″W / 18.017812°N 66.605786°W / 18.017812; -66.605786 (Fernando Luis Toro Casa)
Machuelo Abajo Victorian, Georgian, Neo-classic, Beaux Arts, Spanish Revival and Catalonian Modernism from 1927, designed by Francisco Porrata Doria
37 U.S. Custom House
U.S. Custom House
February 10, 1988
(#88000073)
Junction of Bonaire and Aduana Streets
17°58′47″N 66°37′12″W / 17.979817°N 66.619953°W / 17.979817; -66.619953 (U.S. Custom House)
Playa Spanish colonial, possibly by Albert B. Nichols from 1842
38 Villaronga House
Villaronga House
August 24, 1984
(#84003151)
106 Reina Street
18°00′44″N 66°36′57″W / 18.012310°N 66.615850°W / 18.012310; -66.615850 (Villaronga House)
Segundo Classical Revival house from 1921, designed by Alfredo B. Wiechers
39 Zaldo de Nebot Residencia
Zaldo de Nebot Residencia
June 9, 1988
(#88000643)
27 Marina Street
18°00′35″N 66°36′49″W / 18.009685°N 66.613687°W / 18.009685; -66.613687 (Zaldo de Nebot Residencia)
Primero Classical Revival building from 1895

Salinas

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Barrio Description
1 Central Aguirre Historic District
Central Aguirre Historic District
October 23, 2002
(#02001208)
Highway 705, south from Highway 3, km 151.3
17°57′20″N 66°13′29″W / 17.955628°N 66.224612°W / 17.955628; -66.224612 (Central Aguirre Historic District)
Aguirre From 1899

Santa Isabel

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Barrio Description
1 Dr. Martin G. Brumbaugh Graded School
February 4, 2011
(#10001217)
33 Eugenio M. de Hostos Street
17°58′04″N 66°24′15″W / 17.967723°N 66.404196°W / 17.967723; -66.404196 (Dr. Martin G. Brumbaugh Graded School)
Santa Isabel Pueblo
2 Sistema de riego de las tres haciendas
December 13, 2016
(#16000853)
Linear district roughly parallel to Highway 153, between Highway 52 to the north and Highway 1 to the south
17°58′47″N 66°23′23″W / 17.979684°N 66.389632°W / 17.979684; -66.389632 (Sistema de riego de las tres haciendas)
Boca Velázquez, Jauca II, Felicia II, Felicia I, Santa Isabel Pueblo

Yauco

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Barrio Description
1 Casa Agostini
June 9, 1988
(#88000682)
Dr. Gatell Street, between Santiago Vivaldi and Comercio Streets
18°02′04″N 66°50′53″W / 18.034566°N 66.847933°W / 18.034566; -66.847933 (Casa Agostini)
Yauco Pueblo A Classical Revival house designed by Miguel Briganti Pinti
2 Casa Franceschi Antongiorgi
January 16, 1985
(#85000113)
Junction of 25th of July Street and Barbosa Street
18°02′01″N 66°50′55″W / 18.033505°N 66.848713°W / 18.033505; -66.848713 (Casa Franceschi Antongiorgi)
Yauco Pueblo A Beaux Arts house from 1907
3 Casona Césari
January 16, 1985
(#85000114)
25th of July Street
18°02′00″N 66°51′05″W / 18.033277°N 66.851263°W / 18.033277; -66.851263 (Casona Césari)
Yauco Pueblo House from 1893
4 Chalet Amill
January 16, 1985
(#85000115)
33 Mattei Lluveras Street
18°02′08″N 66°51′00″W / 18.035620°N 66.850109°W / 18.035620; -66.850109 (Chalet Amill)
Yauco Pueblo
5 Filardi House
January 16, 1985
(#85000116)
Junction of 25th of July Street and Baldorioty Street
18°02′00″N 66°51′00″W / 18.033258°N 66.849906°W / 18.033258; -66.849906 (Filardi House)
Yauco Pueblo This 1916 house is notable for its extensive use of concrete sculptural ornamentation. Juan Bautista and Domingo Filardi integrated the outstanding decorative features with the overall Beaux-Arts plan, and later came to be recognized as experts in cast concrete ornamental elements.
6 Logia Masónica Hijos de la Luz
June 9, 1988
(#88000684)
José Celso Barbosa Avenue
18°01′55″N 66°50′54″W / 18.031929°N 66.848455°W / 18.031929; -66.848455 (Logia Masónica Hijos de la Luz)
Yauco Pueblo From 1894
7 Residencia González Vivaldi
February 5, 1987
(#86003201)
26 Mattei Lluveras Street
18°02′09″N 66°50′53″W / 18.035823°N 66.847939°W / 18.035823; -66.847939 (Residencia González Vivaldi)
Yauco Pueblo Criollo style house from 1880
8 Teatro Ideal
June 9, 1988
(#88000683)
Comercio Street
18°02′05″N 66°50′54″W / 18.034752°N 66.848372°W / 18.034752; -66.848372 (Teatro Ideal)
Yauco Pueblo

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