Casa Gorordo*



NHCP Photo Collection, 2008

Location: Lopez Jaena St., Cebu City, Cebu (Region VII)
Category: Building
Type: House
Status: National Historical Landmark
Marker Date: August 21, 1998

Marker Text:
CASA GORORDO

THE HOUSE WAS BUILT IN THE MID-19TH CENTURY BY ;JANDRO REYNES Y ROSALES AND BOUGHT BY JUANRO DE GORORDO, A SPANISH MERCHANT, IN 1863. JR GENERATIONS OF THE GORORDO FAMILY LIVED IN S HOUSE, INCLUDING JUAN GORORDO, FIRST FILIPINO HOP OF CEBU 1910-1932. ACQUIRED IN 1980 BY THE RAMON ABOITIZ FOUNDATION, INC., IT WAS RESTORED AND LATER OPENED AS A PUBLIC MUSEUM. CASA GORORDO HAS BEEN DECLARED A NATIONAL HISTORICAL LANDMARK BY VIRTUE OF NATIONAL HISTORICAL INSTITUTE BOARD RESOLUTION NO. 4 DATED SEPTEMBER 24, 1991.

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