Urban/Architectural Ensemble on República Square (Now Pidjiguiti/dos Paços do Concelho)

Urban/Architectural Ensemble on República Square (Now Pidjiguiti/dos Paços do Concelho)

Mindelo [Porto Grande], São Vicente Island, Cape Verde

Equipment and Infrastructures

This foundational group of city buildings includes the Town Hall headquarters (1862-1873), with its classical pediment and clock tower, and the Church of Our Lady of Light (1853-1863). The site is also marked by the Drogaria Central/Botequim Mindelo, a pharmacy with a large overhanging enclosed balcony and typical period interior dating to 1926.

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