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.

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
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