Quiapo Church is a Roman Catholic church located in the District of Quiapo, Manila. The church is one of the most popular churches in the country. It is home to the Black Nazarene, a much venerated statue of Jesus Christ which many people believe has miraculous attributes. The church was painted cream after the original Mexican Baroque edifice was burned down in 1928. It is expanded to its current form in 1984 for accommodation of thousands of devotees. Also known as St. John the Baptist…
GLOBE THEATRE in 1953. located at Quezon Boulevard near the corner of Raon (Gil Puyat St.) and occupying the same block of Life Theatre. The building is still there minus the theatre signage. The theatre is already closed although the inside is still intact with seats and giant screen. The former lobby is converted into shops selling various items and other electronic items. Credit: Cesar Hernando, Mabelle Tenorio.
Modern Manila from an elevation of 3,000 feet (914.4 meters), National Geographic Magazine, Sept. 1930
View in the original large size. There are lots of interesting landmarks visible. I encourage everyone to note on the picture what you see. This 1930 National Geographic is in my personal collection