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Born and grew up here:Miramar, Puerto RicoFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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is an area located in Puerto Rico
's capital city of San Juan
Miramar is located on the south of the Old San Juan peninsula
, east of most touristic attractions in San Juan, south of El Condado
, and west of Isla Verde
. Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport
is relatively close by car; Isla Grande Airport
is much closer.
Miramar is north of Cataño, Puerto Rico
; the city of Cataño is closer from Miramar by sea
than it is by car
, and several ferries
leave for Catano daily. They sail from the nearby dock, also Puerto Rico's only cruise ship
dock, in Old San Juan.
The famed Academia del Perpetuo Socorro
is located in Miramar. Pedro Rossello
, who would later on become Puerto Rico's 6th popularly elected Governor, graduated from there. Other famouse Academia del Perpetuo Socorro alumni include.; Benicio del Toro, Raul Julia, and others. In addition, there is a 23 story hotel in the area with a roof-top restaurant that resembles an air traffic control tower.
Miramar used to have a military air base. The Old Miramar Military Base
later on became well known among sports
fans for its weekly boxing
shows, some of which were televised
live across the island, with some of the most important local boxers fighting there.
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Although I'm no sketchy Governor, I also graduated form Perpetuo Socorro, after spending a few years in San Ignacio de Loyola.
Then moved to CONDADO, then back to MIRAMAR.
College: Cornell, Ithaca, NY.
Now live in Santo Domingo, Dom. Republic, and not-soon-enough moving to Columbus, OH.