Residencia de Suárez

Suarez Residence
General information
Location Joaquín Suárez 3773, Montevideo ( Uruguay)
Construction started 1907
Completed 1908
Owner Government of Uruguay
Design and construction
Architect Juan María Aubriot

Residencia Presidencial de Suárez y Reyes, or simply Residencia de Suárez (Spanish for Suarez Residence) is the official residence of the president of Uruguay, so-called because it is located at the intersection of Suarez and Reyes streets, in Prado, Montevideo. To its back lies the Montevideo Botanic Garden. It was built during the first presidential term of José Batlle y Ordoñez.

Several Uruguayan Presidents had their official residents there:

Some others decided not to use it as official residence. For instance: Oscar Gestido, Tabaré Vázquez and José Mujica decided to live in their own private houses.

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