The Science City is a project that has been in the conceptualization stages for over six years. From its conception the project had the Rio Piedras Penintentiary builiding, known as Oso Blanco, as a centerpiece. This historical building was to be remodeled into laboratory and start-up space. However, how to proceed with the remodelation and preservation of this historic building has hit a snag and recently the demolition of the building has been proposed.
In this article, architect Emmanuel Ramírez discussess alternatives to the demolition of historical Oso Blanco.
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