Ministry of Finance/Citizen’s Shop/Plateau Building

Ministry of Finance/Citizen’s Shop/Plateau Building

Praia [Praia de Santa Maria], Santiago Island, Cape Verde

Housing

This building initially had the aspect of a 19th century manor-house and during the colonial period housed the Government and Treasury Departmens. It is a long construction next the ramp accessing Plateau, south of the main square, with two floors on two wings with round arches; at the centre is a body with a projecting veranda topped by a curved pediment.
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