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Templo de San Rafael

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Interior, cafe area inside glass atrium of Science Mall, facing base of Glasgow Tower; The San Rafael or Santa Escuela Church is located to the side of the parish enclosure, next to the parish church, La Parroquia. It was founded by Luis Felipe Neri de Alfaro in 1742. The main facade has two levels with arches, pilasters, floral motifs and a frieze on the first level. The second level has a choir window framed by pink sandstone. The bell tower is Moorish (Hispano-Moresque, revival style). Source: Wikipedia; (accessed 7/16/2012

Topics: architecture, Spain--Colonies--America, revival styles, Spanish Colonial, Baroque, Eighteenth century
Year: 1742
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