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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico in Spanish is “Que puerto rico” which means “What a rich port”.

 

Territory Acquired:  October 18, 1898

Location:  Carribean Sea

Capital:  San Juan

 

Supreme Court – San Juan

 

 

Location:  8 Avenida de la Constitution / Avenida Ponce de Leon

Built:  1953 – 1956

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  Supreme Court is located along Avenida Ponce de Leon, east of Parque Munoz Rivera as Avenida Munoz Rivera turns south. The modern building is surrounded by a high rot iron fence. The two-story concrete and glass building sits one story above a reflecting pool. There is a wide flat dome on the center top.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 1997