Conservation of the Mid-19th-Century Casa Barrientos in Izalco

This project involves the conservation of the building’s interior and exterior and its adaptation for reuse as a community center and museum.

Built in 1864 in an eclectic style and using traditional materials and techniques, the Casa Barrientos set the standard for the urban residences of Izalco’s prominent families for the next several decades. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: El Salvador, Central America, Americas Organiser(s): Alcalda Municipal de Izalco Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $245,750 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2019 Project Status: Active
Project owner? Update this project

Related Projects

13996927230 ef7400840d c

Conservation of the Late 17th-Century Church of Saint Sargis in Meghri

This project involves the conservation of the building and its interior wall paintings.

Explore project
27551442802 30e1da847f c

Documentation of Endangered Ancient Musical Traditions of the Southern Drâa Valley

This project involves the documentation of the musical traditions of five tribes living in the M’hamid oasis.

Explore project
47986160491 e2145de625 c

Conservation of the 4th-Century Baptistery of the Episcopal Basilica in Stobi

This project involves the conservation of Early Christian mosaics and basin in the former baptistery.

Explore project