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Residencia de Suárez

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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.

Suarez Residence
Residencia presidencial en el Prado.JPG
General information
LocationJoaquín Suárez 3773, Montevideo
Construction started1907
Completed1908
OwnerGovernment of Uruguay
Design and construction
ArchitectJuan María Aubriot

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. President elect for the 2020-2025 term, Luis Lacalle Pou, has stated he and his family will move to the residence.