Name of property:
Stadhuis – Parliament and Courthouse of Curaçao
Detached three-storey structure with elongated floor plan and symmetrical set-up. Front section with hipped roofs over five pavilions with projecting central and corner pavilions. Rear section with one continuous hipped roof parallel to front section row of hipped roofs. Front façade laid out in two distinct layers: ground floor and first and second floor with columns over two-storeys in façade. Central portico on first floor with double stairs to square.
Architectural historical value because of a.o. the application of the colossal order emphasized by the portico. Cultural historical value because as Parliament Building and Court of Justice. Specific value as part of a protected monumental townscape.
1859-1861 (arch. W. Schut)