Name of property:
Kerk van Sta. Famia
Large structure positioned in axis of, and with its front to Mgr.Niewindtstraat. Gable roof over a six-bay nave with three-sided choir, two lean-to roofs over adjoining four- bay aisles. Front façade with central gable between two square towers topped with octagonal lanterns. Heavy profiled ornamented cornice around nave section; cornice with dentils and buttresses for aisle sections. Entrance platform with U-shaped block of stairs. Interior: nave and aisles divided by Doric columns with supporting arcades.
Architectural historical and cultural historical value as a large Roman Catholic church building with a basilica lay- out and design. Ditto, because of the street axis position. Cultural historical value because it forms a part of the history of Roman Catholicism on Curaçao. Specific value as part of a protected monumental townscape.
First half of 20th century