Location: Stabroek, Georgetown
Classification: Restaurant & Bar
Period/ Year Built: Circa 1880s
Historical Background / Description:
Demico House is located at Lot 19 Brickdam Stabroek, Georgetown. The 19th century, two-storey, colonial timber and masonry building was constructed during the 1880s. This structure is one of the oldest buildings in the area. It was first owned by Messrs Birch & Company along with Charles J. Mauarine. It was purchased by the D’Aguiar brothers in 1896 when it was converted into a hotel and bar and was known as Demerara Ice House. Today, the building houses a fast food parlour, a sports bar and a hotel. Notable architectural features of the building include its iron balconies and circular arched windows.