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Dito, Noon: Odeon Theater, 1968 x Odeon Terminal Mall 2020, Manila #kasaysayan Philippine Architecture, Filipino Culture, Present Day, Philippines, Mall, Theater, Times Square, History, Retro

Odeon Theater, Manila

Dito, Noon: Odeon Theater, 1968 x Odeon Terminal Mall 2020, Manila #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: Herran Street, 1945 x Pedro Gil Street, 2020, Paco, Manila #kasaysayan — The fixture in both images is a spire on the left, the remnant of what was once the art deco building that housed the Cine Bellevue (built in 1933). It is currently a Super 8 Grocery warehouse. Manila, Art Deco Buildings, Present Day, Warehouse, History, Street, Image, Historia, Magazine

Herran Street, Manila

Dito, Noon: Herran Street, 1945 x Pedro Gil Street, 2020, Paco, Manila #kasaysayan — The fixture in both images is a spire on the left, the remnant of what was once the art deco building that housed the Cine Bellevue (built in 1933). It is currently a Super 8 Grocery warehouse.

Dito, Noon: Cecilio Apostol Elementary School, 1967 x 2020 #kasaysayan — This school in Sta. Cruz, Manila was named Cecilio Apostol, Filipino lawyer and poet who was born in the district. His poems were commonly used to teach the Spanish language. Philippine Architecture, Manila Philippines, Spanish Language, Present Day, Filipino, Lawyer, Poet, Elementary Schools, Teaching

Cecilio Apostol Elementary School

Dito, Noon: Cecilio Apostol Elementary School, 1967 x 2020 #kasaysayan — This school in Sta. Cruz, Manila was named Cecilio Apostol, Filipino lawyer and poet who was born in the district. His poems were commonly used to teach the Spanish language.

Dito, Noon: The Edificio Luis Pérez Samanillo 1920 x First United Building 2020 #kasaysayan This heritage building, along Escolta and Calle David, was designed in art-deco by Andrés Luna de San Pedro and Juan F. Nakpil de Jesús; and built in 1928. It was home to Berg’s Department Store and the Spanish Consulate before WWII. Present Day, Department Store, Manila, Wwii, Spanish, Art Deco, Street View, David, Journey

Perez Samanillo Building

Dito, Noon: The Edificio Luis Pérez Samanillo 1920 x First United Building 2020 #kasaysayan This heritage building, along Escolta and Calle David, was designed in art-deco by Andrés Luna de San Pedro and Juan F. Nakpil de Jesús; and built in 1928. It was home to Berg’s Department Store and the Spanish Consulate before WWII.

Dito, Noon: Old Sta. Mesa corner Valenzuela Streets in Manila, 1900s x 2020. #kasaysayan Valenzuela Street was the location of the rope factory of Sancho Valenzuela. He led 100 Katipuneros from Sta. Mesa in the Battle of San Juan del Monte in 30 August 1896. Other accounts say he was not involved and that the revolutionists met at his factory. Valenzuela was martyred at Bagumbayan in 4 September 1896. 30 August, University Of Michigan, Present Day, Manila, Apartments, Philippines, Times Square, Battle, Corner

Old Sta. Mesa Road

Dito, Noon: Old Sta. Mesa corner Valenzuela Streets in Manila, 1900s x 2020. #kasaysayan Valenzuela Street was the location of the rope factory of Sancho Valenzuela. He led 100 Katipuneros from Sta. Mesa in the Battle of San Juan del Monte in 30 August 1896. Other accounts say he was not involved and that the revolutionists met at his factory. Valenzuela was martyred at Bagumbayan in 4 September 1896.

Dito, Noon: Alemar’s Bookstore along Avenida St, Manila, 1950s x 2020 #kasaysayan Dr. Ernesto and Alegria Sibal started selling American books from a one-table store in 1945 — which grew into Alemar’s (from ALEgria and MARia). They became “the biggest and most modern bookstore in the Far East” in the ’50s and ’60s. They ventured into printing and publishing in 1950, through its Phoenix Press and Phoenix Publishing House. Food Inc, Lechon, Quezon City, Mineral Water, Manila, Filipino, True Stories, Brand Names, Philippines

Alemar’s Bookstore, Manila

Dito, Noon: Alemar’s Bookstore along Avenida St, Manila, 1950s x 2020 #kasaysayan Dr. Ernesto and Alegria Sibal started selling American books from a one-table store in 1945 — which grew into Alemar’s (from ALEgria and MARia). They became “the biggest and most modern bookstore in the Far East” in the ’50s and ’60s. They ventured into printing and publishing in 1950, through its Phoenix Press and Phoenix Publishing House.

Dito, Noon: Anda Monument, Intramuros, Manila, 1880 x 2020 #kasaysayan -- The monument was erected in honor of Simón de Anda y Salazar, Governor General of the Philippines from 1770 to 1776, who resisted the British occupation of Manila. It was damaged in the Battle of Manila in 1945 and restored. Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Walled City, Present Day, Manila, World War Ii, Statue Of Liberty, Philippines, Restoration

Anda Monument

Dito, Noon: Anda Monument, Intramuros, Manila, 1880 x 2020 #kasaysayan -- The monument was erected in honor of Simón de Anda y Salazar, Governor General of the Philippines from 1770 to 1776, who resisted the British occupation of Manila. It was damaged in the Battle of Manila in 1945 and restored.

Dito, Noon: Japanese soldiers exit the UST Main Building Manila after a prisoner exchange negotiation with the Americans, post-Battle of Manila, 1945 x UST students on the move through the same northwest door, facing the Quadricentennial Park, 2020 #kasaysayan Prisoner, Present Day, Manila, North West, Soldiers, Philippines, Battle, Students, Japanese

UST Main Building

Dito, Noon: Japanese soldiers exit the UST Main Building Manila after a prisoner exchange negotiation with the Americans, post-Battle of Manila, 1945 x UST students on the move through the same northwest door, facing the Quadricentennial Park, 2020 #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: Legaspi-Urdaneta Monument, Manila, 1903 x 2020 #kasaysayan  — The monument stood near the shores of Manila Bay when it was first erected.  It now faces the reclaimed land where Manila Hotel stands. Present Day, Manila, Philippines, Country Roads, Faces, Journey, The Face, The Journey, Face

Legaspi-Urdaneta Monument

Dito, Noon: Legaspi-Urdaneta Monument, Manila, 1903 x 2020 #kasaysayan — The monument stood near the shores of Manila Bay when it was first erected. It now faces the reclaimed land where Manila Hotel stands.

Dito, Noon: Ayuntamiento, Manila, 1920s x 2019. #kasaysayan -- The Ayuntamiento de Manila, was first built in 1599 and was razed by fire. The second structure was levelled by an earthquake. The third structure was destroyed in the Battle of Manila in 1945. Manila, Intramuros, Yellow Brick Road, Present Day, World War Ii, 1920s, Philippines, Skyscraper, Cathedral

Ayuntamiento, Manila

Dito, Noon: Ayuntamiento, Manila, 1920s x 2019. #kasaysayan -- The Ayuntamiento de Manila, was first built in 1599 and was razed by fire. The second structure was levelled by an earthquake. The third structure was destroyed in the Battle of Manila in 1945.

Dito, Noon: Aristocrat Restaurant, Malate, Manila, 1960s x 2019. #kasaysayan -- The Aristocrat Restaurant, that grew from the inspirational rags-to-riches story of Doña Engracia Cruz-Reyes or Aling Asiang, started as a rolling food stall that roamed around Luneta and other areas in Manila in 1936. It went on to become one of the most famous restaurants in the Malate district. Rags To Riches Stories, Food Stall, Present Day, Manila, Philippines, 1960s, Restaurants, Destinations, To Go

Aristocrat Restaurant

Dito, Noon: Aristocrat Restaurant, Malate, Manila, 1960s x 2019. #kasaysayan -- The Aristocrat Restaurant, that grew from the inspirational rags-to-riches story of Doña Engracia Cruz-Reyes or Aling Asiang, started as a rolling food stall that roamed around Luneta and other areas in Manila in 1936. It went on to become one of the most famous restaurants in the Malate district.

Dito, Noon: Mary Johnston Hospital, Manila, 1950 x 2019 #kasaysayan  — The hospital began as a small clinic in a Bible School along Rizal Avenue in Sta. Cruz, Manila on 10 December 1906. Mr. Daniel S.B. Johnston, a Methodist layman from St. Paul, Minnesota gifted $12,500 for the purchase of its current location, as a memorial to his late missionary wife, Mrs. Mary Johnston. The hospital was burned down in WWII and rebuilt, with the President Quirino in attendance at the re-opening in 1950. 10 December, Quezon City, Current Location, Attendance, Present Day, Manila, Wwii, Minnesota, Philippines

Mary Johnston Hospital

Dito, Noon: Mary Johnston Hospital, Manila, 1950 x 2019 #kasaysayan — The hospital began as a small clinic in a Bible School along Rizal Avenue in Sta. Cruz, Manila on 10 December 1906. Mr. Daniel S.B. Johnston, a Methodist layman from St. Paul, Minnesota gifted $12,500 for the purchase of its current location, as a memorial to his late missionary wife, Mrs. Mary Johnston. The hospital was burned down in WWII and rebuilt, with the President Quirino in attendance at the re-opening in 1950.

Dito, Noon: Hidalgo Street, Manila, 1890s x 2010s. #kasaysayan -- Formerly known during the Spanish colonial times as Calle San Sebastian, it was renamed after the painter Félix Resurrección Hidalgo. It was once considered “the most beautiful street in Manila.” In the horizon, you could see the San Sebastian Church in both images. Then And Now Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Baguio City, Cebu City, Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Filipino Architecture, Philippine Holidays

Hidalgo Street, Manila

Dito, Noon: Hidalgo Street, Manila, 1890s x 2010s. #kasaysayan -- Formerly known during the Spanish colonial times as Calle San Sebastian, it was renamed after the painter Félix Resurrección Hidalgo. It was once considered “the most beautiful street in Manila.” In the horizon, you could see the San Sebastian Church in both images.

Dito, Noon: Ateneo de Manila, 1881 x 2019. #kasaysayan — Ateneo de Manila was founded by the Jesuits in 1858. Their original building, along Calle Real corner Calle Sta. Lucia, was destroyed by fire in 1932; prompting the move of the campus to Padre Faura, then Quezon City. Quezon City, Present Day, Manila, Philippines, Pop Culture, Corner, Fire, The Originals, Building

Ateneo de Manila

Dito, Noon: Ateneo de Manila, 1881 x 2019. #kasaysayan — Ateneo de Manila was founded by the Jesuits in 1858. Their original building, along Calle Real corner Calle Sta. Lucia, was destroyed by fire in 1932; prompting the move of the campus to Padre Faura, then Quezon City.

Dito, Noon: Tutuban Center, along Mayhaligue Street, Tondo, Manila 1892 x 1990s. #kasaysayan The original Tutuban Station (cornerstone was laid on 31 July 1887) was developed into a shopping mall in the 1990s.  The new Tutuban Center Mall was unveiled in 1994. Present Day, Manila, Shopping Mall, 1990s, Vintage Photos, Philippines, The Originals, Street, Shopping Center

Tutuban Center

Dito, Noon: Tutuban Center, along Mayhaligue Street, Tondo, Manila 1892 x 1990s. #kasaysayan The original Tutuban Station (cornerstone was laid on 31 July 1887) was developed into a shopping mall in the 1990s. The new Tutuban Center Mall was unveiled in 1994.

Dito, Noon: San Sebastian Church, Manila, 1890s x 2019. #kasaysayan -- The construction of the original San Sebastian Church began in 1621, burned in 1651, and destroyed by fire and earthquakes in 1859, 1863, and 1880. Spanish architect Genaro Palacios designed the steel structure -- with the first material shipment arriving in 1888. The church was consecrated in 1891. Steel Structure, Present Day, Manila, Philippines, Spanish, Construction, Fire, San, The Originals

San Sebastian Church

Dito, Noon: San Sebastian Church, Manila, 1890s x 2019. #kasaysayan -- The construction of the original San Sebastian Church began in 1621, burned in 1651, and destroyed by fire and earthquakes in 1859, 1863, and 1880. Spanish architect Genaro Palacios designed the steel structure -- with the first material shipment arriving in 1888. The church was consecrated in 1891.

Dito, Noon: Plaza Moraga in Manila, at the corner of Quintin Paredes Road and Escolta Street, 1960 x 2019 #kasaysayan  Plaza Moraga was named after the Franciscan friar Fernando de Moraga who served as the Superior of the San Francisco Convent in the 1600s. Present Day, Manila, Philippines, Times Square, San Francisco, Corner, History, Street, Travel

Plaza Moraga

Dito, Noon: Plaza Moraga in Manila, at the corner of Quintin Paredes Road and Escolta Street, 1960 x 2019 #kasaysayan Plaza Moraga was named after the Franciscan friar Fernando de Moraga who served as the Superior of the San Francisco Convent in the 1600s.

Dito, Noon: Kapitan Pepe Building, Manila, 1940 x 2019 #kasaysayan — The Kapitan Pepe Building was designed by Juan Nakpil. It was named after the late husband of Dona Narcisa de Leon of LVN Pictures. Manila Philippines, Present Day, Wwii, Terrace, The Past, Survival, Street View, Husband, Education

Kapitan Pepe Building

Dito, Noon: Kapitan Pepe Building, Manila, 1940 x 2019 #kasaysayan — The Kapitan Pepe Building was designed by Juan Nakpil. It was named after the late husband of Dona Narcisa de Leon of LVN Pictures.

Dito, Noon: Manila Central Post Office, circa 1950s x 2018 #kasaysayan -- The Manila Central Post Office was located by Daniel Burnham at the foot of Jones Bridge for its accessibility to the river transport routes. The original building was designed by Juan M. Arellano and Tomás Mapúa and completed in 1928. It suffered damage during the Battle of Manila in 1945. Daniel Burnham, Present Day, Post Office, Manila, Philippines, 1950s, Battle, Bridge, River

Manila Central Post Office

Dito, Noon: Manila Central Post Office, circa 1950s x 2018 #kasaysayan -- The Manila Central Post Office was located by Daniel Burnham at the foot of Jones Bridge for its accessibility to the river transport routes. The original building was designed by Juan M. Arellano and Tomás Mapúa and completed in 1928. It suffered damage during the Battle of Manila in 1945.

Dito, Noon: Lacson Memorial Hospital, Manila, 1962 x 2019 #kasaysayan — LMH opened in 1962 to service the citizens of Manila. In 1969, at the request of the widow of Arsenio Lacson, the hospital was renamed Ospital ng Maynila. Memorial Hospital, Present Day, Manila, More Fun, Philippines, Memories, Memoirs, Souvenirs, Remember This

Lacson Memorial Hospital

Dito, Noon: Lacson Memorial Hospital, Manila, 1962 x 2019 #kasaysayan — LMH opened in 1962 to service the citizens of Manila. In 1969, at the request of the widow of Arsenio Lacson, the hospital was renamed Ospital ng Maynila.

Dito, Noon: Manila Clock Tower, 1945 x 2010 #kasaysayan -- The clock tower, designed by Antonio Toledo, was completed in the 1930s and was destroyed in the Battle of Manila. It is the largest clock tower in the Philippines, reaching close to 100 feet. Manila, Intramuros, Before And After Pictures, Large Clock, Filipina, Present Day, Old Pictures, Picture Show, Statue Of Liberty

Manila Clock Tower

Dito, Noon: Manila Clock Tower, 1945 x 2010 #kasaysayan -- The clock tower, designed by Antonio Toledo, was completed in the 1930s and was destroyed in the Battle of Manila. It is the largest clock tower in the Philippines, reaching close to 100 feet.

Dito, Noon: Taft Avenue, Manila southbound, 1950s x 2019 #kasaysayan —  Before concrete enveloped the city, you could see the old Jai Alai Building (left,  demolished in 2000) and the United Methodist Church (right, still stands) in the distance. Gma New, Dwight Eisenhower, Advertising Ads, Us Presidents, Life Magazine, Present Day, Pinoy, Manila, Philippines

Taft Avenue, Manila

Dito, Noon: Taft Avenue, Manila southbound, 1950s x 2019 #kasaysayan — Before concrete enveloped the city, you could see the old Jai Alai Building (left, demolished in 2000) and the United Methodist Church (right, still stands) in the distance.

Dito, Noon: St. Theresa’s College, Manila, 1945 x 2020 #kasaysayan — The STC campus was destroyed in WWII. The ICM sisters continued to run the school until 1980, after which the property was sold to Adamson University. My High School, Create Awareness, National Archives, Present Day, Manila, Wwii, Philippines, Sisters, University

St. Theresa’s College, Manila

Dito, Noon: St. Theresa’s College, Manila, 1945 x 2020 #kasaysayan — The STC campus was destroyed in WWII. The ICM sisters continued to run the school until 1980, after which the property was sold to Adamson University.

Dito, Noon: Quintin Paredes St. in Binondo, 1930s x 2010s. #kasaysayan -- The road was formerly known as Calle Rosario after the district’s patron saint. It was later renamed after a Filipino lawyer and statesman Quintin Paredes who became both a legislator for Abra and Speaker of the House. Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Rare Photos, Vintage Photos, Patron Saints, Present Day, Filipino, Lawyer, Old Town

Quintin Paredes St., Manila

Dito, Noon: Quintin Paredes St. in Binondo, 1930s x 2010s. #kasaysayan -- The road was formerly known as Calle Rosario after the district’s patron saint. It was later renamed after a Filipino lawyer and statesman Quintin Paredes who became both a legislator for Abra and Speaker of the House.

Dito, Noon: Escolta, Manila, 1930x x 2010x. #kasaysayan -- The Escolta district was created in 1594; and was known for its concentration of immigrant merchants, mainly from Fujian, China, who came to make their fortune during the Manila-Acapulco Galleon trade. The street was lined with shops and boutiques selling imported goods from China, Europe and elsewhere in Latin America that arrived in the nearby port of San Nicolas. Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Senior Citizen Humor, Philippine Holidays, Philippine Art, Filipino Culture, Mindanao, Cultural Studies, Art Deco Buildings

Escolta, Manila

Dito, Noon: Escolta, Manila, 1930x x 2010x. #kasaysayan -- The Escolta district was created in 1594; and was known for its concentration of immigrant merchants, mainly from Fujian, China, who came to make their fortune during the Manila-Acapulco Galleon trade. The street was lined with shops and boutiques selling imported goods from China, Europe and elsewhere in Latin America that arrived in the nearby port of San Nicolas.

 La Salle Hall, 1924 x — The De la Salle College St. La Salle Hall is an H-shaped four-storey structure built in neoclassical style, designed by Tomas Mapua. Neoclassical, Present Day, Manila, 2000s, Philippines, College, Building, Vintage, Design

DLSU St. La Salle Hall

Dito, Noon: DLSU St. La Salle Hall, 1924 x 2000s. #kasaysayan — The De la Salle College St. La Salle Hall is an H-shaped four-storey structure built in neoclassical style, designed by Tomas Mapua.

Dito, Noon: National Press Club Building, x Philippine Architecture, Philippine Art, Then And Now Photos, Social Organization, Philippines Culture, Manila, 1960s, Buildings, Art Deco

National Press Club

Dito, Noon: National Press Club Building, 1960s x 2019. #kasaysayan -- The National Press Club of the Philippines is a professional and social organization of journalists in the Philippines, formed in 1952.

Dito, Noon: Rizal Avenue corner Carriedo Street, Sta. Cruz, 1920s x 2010s. #kasaysayan Present Day, Then And Now, Philippines, The Past, Street View, Island, History, Current Events, World

Rizal Avenue, Sta. Cruz

Dito, Noon: Rizal Avenue corner Carriedo Street, Sta. Cruz, 1920s x 2010s. #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: Jones Bridge, Binondo, x — The La Madre Filipina sculptures created by Ramon Martinez were once part of the pre-war Jones Bridge in Manila. One was lost in the Battle of Manila. One stands in Luneta. Two stand in front of the Court of Appeals. Filipino Architecture, Philippine Architecture, Philippine Houses, Then And Now Photos, Intramuros, Philippines Culture, Visayas, Mindanao, Historical Architecture

Jones Bridge, Binondo

Dito, Noon: Jones Bridge, Binondo, 1920s x 2010s. #kasaysayan — The La Madre Filipina sculptures created by Ramon Martinez were once part of the pre-war Jones Bridge in Manila. One was lost in the Battle of Manila. One stands in Luneta. Two stand in front of the Court of Appeals.

Dito, Noon: Manila Independence Grandstand (1950s) x Quirino Grandstand (2019). #kasaysayan -- The original Independence Grandstand was designed by Juan Avellana and completed in 1946. The current grandstand was designed by Federico Lustre, built further out from the old location and completed in 1949. It was renamed Quirino Grandstand after the President's death in 1953. Photo Credit: Jescette Sulit on MOOM FB. Present Day, Manila, Photo Credit, Philippines, 1950s, Presidents, Old Things, Death, The Originals

Quirino Grandstand

Dito, Noon: Manila Independence Grandstand (1950s) x Quirino Grandstand (2019). #kasaysayan -- The original Independence Grandstand was designed by Juan Avellana and completed in 1946. The current grandstand was designed by Federico Lustre, built further out from the old location and completed in 1949. It was renamed Quirino Grandstand after the President's death in 1953. Photo Credit: Jescette Sulit on MOOM FB.

Dito, Noon: San Agustin Church, Intramuros, 1945 x Soldiers seen attending mass after the Battle of Manila. Filipino Architecture, Spanish Architecture, Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Philippine Holidays, Intramuros, Filipino Culture, War Photography, World War One

San Agustin Church, Intramuros

Dito, Noon: San Agustin Church, Intramuros, 1945 x 2010s. #kasaysayan Soldiers seen attending mass after the Battle of Manila.

Malate – Ermita District: Part 3 Intramuros, Present Day, 16th Century, Manila, Napoleon, Filipino, Ruler, Statue Of Liberty

Malate Plaza

Dito, Noon: Malate Plaza, between 1900-1930 x 2019. #kasaysayan — Malate Plaza (now Rajah Sulayman Plaza) was built in front of Malate Church. The statue of Queen Isabela II of Spain was blown down by a typhoon in 1970 and moved in front of the Isabel II gate in Intramuros; and replaced with one depicting the 16th century Filipino ruler.

NCR, Quezon City

Dito, Noon: COD Cubao 1970s x SM Savemore Araneta 2020 #kasaysayan Alex Rosario Sr. started the Manila COD in 1948 in Avenida, Manila. In 1957, they began the moving Christmas displays which continued when the store launched their bigger branch in Cubao in 1966. The tradition was handed over to the Greenhills Commercial Complex when the store ceased operations in 2002. The old Cubao site became a Puregold Supermarket before becoming an SM Savemore grocery store. Commercial Complex, Christmas Displays, Holiday Themes, Present Day, Department Store, Manila, Grocery Store, Cod, Philippines

COD Department Store

Dito, Noon: COD Cubao 1970s x SM Savemore Araneta 2020 #kasaysayan Alex Rosario Sr. started the Manila COD in 1948 in Avenida, Manila. In 1957, they began the moving Christmas displays which continued when the store launched their bigger branch in Cubao in 1966. The tradition was handed over to the Greenhills Commercial Complex when the store ceased operations in 2002. The old Cubao site became a Puregold Supermarket before becoming an SM Savemore grocery store.

Dito, Noon: Fiesta Carnival, 1970s x Shopwise Cubao 2020 #kasaysayan Present Day, Philippines, 1970s, Carnival, Street View, Carnavals

Fiesta Carnival

Dito, Noon: Fiesta Carnival, 1970s x Shopwise Cubao 2020 #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: Araneta Coliseum, 1960 x 2019. #kasaysayan — The Araneta Coliseum was constructed from 1957 to 1959, and designed and built by Architect Dominador Lacson Lugtu and Engineer Leonardo Onjunco Lugtu. The structure is now known as the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. Present Day, Engineer, Marina Bay Sands, Philippines, Construction, Building, Travel, Design, Art

Araneta Coliseum

Dito, Noon: Araneta Coliseum, 1960 x 2019. #kasaysayan — The Araneta Coliseum was constructed from 1957 to 1959, and designed and built by Architect Dominador Lacson Lugtu and Engineer Leonardo Onjunco Lugtu. The structure is now known as the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

Dito, Noon: UP Diliman Palma Hall, Quezon City, 1960 x 2019 #kasaysayan — The Palma Hall or “AS” (as it is called by the UP Diliman community) was named after Rafael Palma, the fourth university President and the first Filipino to hold that post. #kasaysayan Quezon City, Present Day, Filipino, Philippines, University, Community, History, Historia, Community College

Palma Hall, UP Diliman

Dito, Noon: UP Diliman Palma Hall, Quezon City, 1960 x 2019 #kasaysayan — The Palma Hall or “AS” (as it is called by the UP Diliman community) was named after Rafael Palma, the fourth university President and the first Filipino to hold that post. #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: ABS-CBN along Mother Ignacia, Quezon City, 1986 x 2019 #kasaysayan -- When ABS-CBN reopened in 1986, the main entrance was along Mother Ignacia Street. The government station PTV-4 remained on the property until 1992, when the compound was finally returned to its rightful owners. Quezon City, Main Entrance, Present Day, Philippines, Pergola, Abs, Outdoor Structures, Street, Outdoor Decor

ABS-CBN Entrance

Dito, Noon: ABS-CBN along Mother Ignacia, Quezon City, 1986 x 2019 #kasaysayan -- When ABS-CBN reopened in 1986, the main entrance was along Mother Ignacia Street. The government station PTV-4 remained on the property until 1992, when the compound was finally returned to its rightful owners.

Dito, Noon: Max’s, Quezon City, 1940s x 2019 #kasaysayan — Maximo Gimenez, a Stanford-educated teacher, opened his first restaurant at 21 South F Street (now Scout Tuason), Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City. The cafe initially served chicken, steak and drinks. Maximo's niece, Ruby, who managed the kitchen, created a special recipe for chicken that became an instant favorite. Opening A Cafe, Chicken Steak, Quezon City, Special Recipes, 1940s, Philippines, Teacher, Restaurant, Mansions

Max’s, Quezon City

Dito, Noon: Max’s, Quezon City, 1940s x 2019 #kasaysayan — Maximo Gimenez, a Stanford-educated teacher, opened his first restaurant at 21 South F Street (now Scout Tuason), Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City. The cafe initially served chicken, steak and drinks. Maximo's niece, Ruby, who managed the kitchen, created a special recipe for chicken that became an instant favorite.

Dito, Noon: Ali Mall, 1980s x 2018. #kasaysayan — Ali Mall along Times Square, facing SM Cubao Filipina, Present Day, 1980s, Philippines, Anxiety, Times Square, Cities, Explore, Cars

Ali Mall

Dito, Noon: Ali Mall, 1980s x 2018. #kasaysayan — Ali Mall along Times Square, facing SM Cubao

Dito, Noon: Welcome Rotunda, 1960s x 2018. #kasaysayan — The Welcome Rotunda or the Mabuhay Rotunda first opened in 1948, with a marble monument designed by Luciano V. Aquino erected at its center to welcome visitors to Quezon City, which was then the newly declared capital of the Philippines. Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Quezon City, Present Day, 1960s, Marble, Street View, History, Classic

Welcome Rotunda

Dito, Noon: Welcome Rotunda, 1960s x 2018. #kasaysayan — The Welcome Rotunda or the Mabuhay Rotunda first opened in 1948, with a marble monument designed by Luciano V. Aquino erected at its center to welcome visitors to Quezon City, which was then the newly declared capital of the Philippines.

Dito, Noon: UP University Theater, Diliman, x Philippine Art, Philippines Culture, Old Buildings, Present Day, Manila, Filipino, Theater, 1960s, Art Deco

UP University Theater, Diliman

Dito, Noon: UP University Theater, Diliman, 1960s x 2019. #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: EDSA, x — The experience of walking the historic intersection of Epifanio de los Santos and Ortigas Avenue, changed drastically with the erection of the flyovers and the EDSA Shrine. The strip separates Quezon City and San Juan City. Quezon City, Present Day, Separates, Manila, 1990s, Philippines, Walking, Street View, History

EDSA

Dito, Noon: EDSA, 1990s x 2019. #kasaysayan — The experience of walking the historic intersection of Epifanio de los Santos and Ortigas Avenue, changed drastically with the erection of the flyovers and the EDSA Shrine. The strip separates Quezon City and San Juan City.

Albay

Dito, Noon: Mayon Volcano, 1818 x 2019 Present Day, Volcano, Mount Rainier, Philippines, Mountains, History, Nature, Travel, Art

Mayon Volcano

Dito, Noon: Mayon Volcano, 1818 x 2019 #kasaysayan

Bataan

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Benguet

Dito, Noon: Baguio Central School, Baguio City. 1924x 2020 Baguio City, Present Day, Philippines, Mansions, House Styles, School, Painting, Manor Houses, Villas

Dito, Noon: Baguio Central School, Baguio City. 1924x 2020

Dito, Noon: Session Road corner Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City, 1960s x 2020 #kasaysayan Baguio City, Present Day, Philippines, History, Architecture, Inspiration, Art, Arquitetura, Biblical Inspiration

Session Road, Baguio

Dito, Noon: Session Road corner Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City, 1960s x 2020 #kasaysayan

Bohol

Dito, Noon: Bohol Provincial Capitol, Tagbilaran, x — The old Bohol Provincial Capitol along Bohol Circumferential Road in Tagbilaran is now the National Museum Bohol. Philippine Houses, Neoclassical Architecture, Bohol, Filipina, Urban Planning, National Museum, Philippines, 1960s, Cities

Bohol Provincial Capitol, Tagbilaran

Dito, Noon: Bohol Provincial Capitol, Tagbilaran, 1960s x 2019. #kasaysayan — The old Bohol Provincial Capitol along Bohol Circumferential Road in Tagbilaran is now the National Museum Bohol.

Bulacan

Dito, Noon: San Juan de Dios Parish, San Rafael, Bulacan, 1899 x 2020 #kasaysayan San Rafael, Present Day, Philippines, Madrid, Barn, Mansions, House Styles, San Juan, Dios

Jeremy Barns

Dito, Noon: San Juan de Dios Parish, San Rafael, Bulacan, 1899 x 2020 #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: Malolos Railway Station, x — There is a renewed interest in opening the old Manila-Dagupan Railroad Line, including the Malolos Station. The Spanish American War, Then And Now Photos, Present Day, Manila, Philippines, Old Things, History, Building, Travel

Malolos Railway Station

Dito, Noon: Malolos Railway Station, 1900s x 2010s. #kasaysayan — There is a renewed interest in opening the old Manila-Dagupan Railroad Line, including the Malolos Station.

Samar

Dito, Noon: St. Michael's Academy, Catarman, Samar, 1947 #kasaysayan -- St. Michael's Academuy is the first Catholic learning institution in the city, founded by Bishop Miguel Acebedo. Samar, Present Day, Philippines, Catholic, Learning, City, Outdoor Decor, Home, Studying

St. Michael's Academy, Catarman

Dito, Noon: St. Michael's Academy, Catarman, Samar, 1947 #kasaysayan -- St. Michael's Academuy is the first Catholic learning institution in the city, founded by Bishop Miguel Acebedo.

Capiz

Dito, Noon: Immaculate  Conception Metropolitan Cathedral, Roxas, 1920s x 2019. #kasaysayan Immaculate Conception, Present Day, Sick, Cathedral, Mansions, House Styles, Building, Travel, Viajes

Immaculate Conception Metropolitan Cathedral

Dito, Noon: Immaculate Conception Metropolitan Cathedral, Roxas, 1920s x 2019. #kasaysayan

Cavite

AGATEP means “thatcher” or “roof maker” in Ilocano. Tagalog, Surnames, Pinoy, Traditional, Writing, Bear, Bears, Being A Writer

Pamilya Agatep

AGATEP means “thatcher” or “roof maker” in Ilocano.

Cebu

Dito, Noon: The Gosiaco Building, Cebu, 1945 x 2020 #kasaysayan — Built in 1914, it was one of the first commercial building in Cebu. It was rebuilt after being damaged in WWII and is currently being transformed into a museum. Manila Philippines, Chamber Of Commerce, Cebu, Present Day, Wwii, Commercial, Museum, The Originals, History

Gosiaco Building, Cebu

Dito, Noon: The Gosiaco Building, Cebu, 1945 x 2020 #kasaysayan — Built in 1914, it was one of the first commercial building in Cebu. It was rebuilt after being damaged in WWII and is currently being transformed into a museum.

Ilocos Norte

Dito, Noon: The bell tower of the Bacarra Church in Ilocos Norte, 1900s x 2020 #kasaysayan — The bell tower, which was built in the 1830s, tilted after an earthquake in 1931. The dome collapsed after another earthquake, 52 years later, in 1983. Ilocos, Present Day, Philippines, Tower, Building, Norte, Rook, Computer Case, Buildings

Bacarra Church Bell Tower

Dito, Noon: The bell tower of the Bacarra Church in Ilocos Norte, 1900s x 2020 #kasaysayan — The bell tower, which was built in the 1830s, tilted after an earthquake in 1931. The dome collapsed after another earthquake, 52 years later, in 1983.

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Iloilo

Dito, Noon: Iloilo Provincial Capitol, Iloilo, 1900s x 2019 #kasaysayan -- Built in 1840, it was originally made of wood and stones. It officially became the capitol when the civil government of the province of Iloilo was established in April 11, 1901 with Martin T. Delgado as the first governor. April 11, The Province, Made Of Wood, Present Day, Philippines, Cities, Stones, Mansions, House Styles

Iloilo Provincial Capitol

Dito, Noon: Iloilo Provincial Capitol, Iloilo, 1900s x 2019 #kasaysayan -- Built in 1840, it was originally made of wood and stones. It officially became the capitol when the civil government of the province of Iloilo was established in April 11, 1901 with Martin T. Delgado as the first governor.

Laguna

Dito, Noon: Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepcion in Sta. Cruz, Laguna, 1900 x 2019 #kasaysayan -- The parish was built in 1602; but the church was in this location was built in 1608. A convent annex was built in 1850. The church was destroyed by fire on 28 January 1945, during the Liberation. It was reconstructed in 1948. Present Day, Philippines, Cathedral, Street View, Fire, Annex, History, Building, January

Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepcion

Dito, Noon: Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepcion in Sta. Cruz, Laguna, 1900 x 2019 #kasaysayan -- The parish was built in 1602; but the church was in this location was built in 1608. A convent annex was built in 1850. The church was destroyed by fire on 28 January 1945, during the Liberation. It was reconstructed in 1948.

Dito, Noon: Pagsanjan Stone Arch, Laguna, 1904 x 2008. #kasaysayan -- The Pagsanjan Stone Arch was also known as Puerto Real or Arco Real; and was built from 1878 to 1880 under the supervision of Fray Cipriano Bac. The arch was built by the people of Pagsanjan to express gratitude to their patroness, the Our Lady of Guadalupe, from protecting the town from bandits in 1877. Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Filipino Architecture, Philippine Architecture, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Filipino House, Express Gratitude, Philippines

Pagsanjan Stone Arch, Laguna

Dito, Noon: Pagsanjan Stone Arch, Laguna, 1904 x 2008. #kasaysayan -- The Pagsanjan Stone Arch was also known as Puerto Real or Arco Real; and was built from 1878 to 1880 under the supervision of Fray Cipriano Bac. The arch was built by the people of Pagsanjan to express gratitude to their patroness, the Our Lady of Guadalupe, from protecting the town from bandits in 1877.

Dito, Noon: Old Binan Municipal Hall, x — The Old Binan Municipal Hall stands in the town poblacion beside the San Isidro Labrador Parish and is now the Sentrong Pangkultura ng Binan. Hall Stand, Filipina, Present Day, Manila, Elementary Schools, Apartments, Philippines, 1960s, Labrador

Old Binan Municipal Hall

Dito, Noon: Old Binan Municipal Hall, 1960s x 2018. #kasaysayan — The Old Binan Municipal Hall stands in the town poblacion beside the San Isidro Labrador Parish and is now the Sentrong Pangkultura ng Binan.

Dito, Noon: UP Los Banos, between x — The sculptures that used to greet guests to the UP Los Banos campus are attributed to Guillermo Tolentino. They are the focal pieces of the campus’ Carabao Park. Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Examples Of Art, Manila Philippines, Come And Go, Old Art, Artwork Design, Art Gallery, Park

UP Los Banos

Dito, Noon: UP Los Banos, between 1919-1938 x 2017. #kasaysayan — The sculptures that used to greet guests to the UP Los Banos campus are attributed to Guillermo Tolentino. They are the focal pieces of the campus’ Carabao Park.

Leyte

The Price Mansion, restored, was General MacArthur's official headquarters in Tacloban. Philippine Architecture, Philippine Houses, Douglas Macarthur, Philippines Culture, Leyte, Present Day, Pinoy, Apartments, Landing

Price Mansion, Tacloban

Dito, Noon: Price Mansion, Tacloban, 1950s x 2010s. #kasaysayan — Price Mansion along Justice Romualdez Street, across the town plaza, was the official residence of General Douglas MacArthur after the Leyte Landing in 1945.

NCR, Caloocan

Dito, Noon: McArthur Highway, Caloocan, 1930s x 2010s. #kasaysayan -- The Manila North Road was built beginning 1928, following the route of the old Manila Railroad line from Manila to Dagupan. It was called Highway 3, or Route 3 in early U.S. military records. In 1961, the section between Manila and Pangasinan was renamed after General Douglas MacArthur. Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Exotic Beaches, Tropical Beaches, Filipino Culture, Enjoying The Sun, Southeast Asia, Old Photos, Places To Visit

McArthur Highway, Caloocan

Dito, Noon: McArthur Highway, Caloocan, 1930s x 2010s. #kasaysayan -- The Manila North Road was built beginning 1928, following the route of the old Manila Railroad line from Manila to Dagupan. It was called Highway 3, or Route 3 in early U.S. military records. In 1961, the section between Manila and Pangasinan was renamed after General Douglas MacArthur.

NCR, Makati

Dito, Noon: Ayala Avenue, Makati, westbound, 1980 x 2020 #kasaysayan Makati City, Present Day, Philippines, History, Beautiful, Historia

Ayala Avenue, Makati

Dito, Noon: Ayala Avenue, Makati, westbound, 1980 x 2020 #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: Quad in 1975 x Glorietta 1 in 2019 #kasaysayan — The old Quad main entrance became a minor access point when the Glorietta mall complex underwent redevelopment beginning 1991. Fajardo, Main Entrance, In 2019, Present Day, Manila, Quad, Philippines, Pop Culture, Old Things

Quad - Glorietta

Dito, Noon: Quad in 1975 x Glorietta 1 in 2019 #kasaysayan — The old Quad main entrance became a minor access point when the Glorietta mall complex underwent redevelopment beginning 1991.

Dito, Noon: EDSA southbound approaching Guadalupe, Makati, 1980 x 2019. #kasaysayan Makati City, Present Day, Philippines, Memories, History, Memoirs, Souvenirs, Historia, Remember This

EDSA towards Guadalupe

Dito, Noon: EDSA southbound approaching Guadalupe, Makati, 1980 x 2019. #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: PLDT Makati General Office, Makati, 1968 x 2019 #kasaysayan -- The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company was established in 1928. Don Ramon Cojuanco took over control in 1968 and the new leadership's headquarters, MGO, along Legaspi corner dela Rosa Streets, opened in the same year. Makati, Present Day, Long Distance, Telephone, Philippines, Multi Story Building, Corner, Street

PLDT Makati General Office

Dito, Noon: PLDT Makati General Office, Makati, 1968 x 2019 #kasaysayan -- The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company was established in 1928. Don Ramon Cojuanco took over control in 1968 and the new leadership's headquarters, MGO, along Legaspi corner dela Rosa Streets, opened in the same year.

NCR, Malabon

Dito, Noon: Tonsuya Bridge, Malabon City, 1890s x 2000s. #kasaysayan -- The construction of the San Bartolome Church in the background began in 1622. Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Nazca Lines Peru, Philippine Houses, Filipino Culture, Back In Time, Rare Photos

Tonsuya Bridge

Dito, Noon: Tonsuya Bridge, Malabon City, 1890s x 2000s. #kasaysayan -- The construction of the San Bartolome Church in the background began in 1622.

Dito, Noon: Malabon City Hall, 1963 x 2000 #kasaysayan The Province, Present Day, Philippines, Numbers, German, History, Architecture, City, Deutsch

Malabon City Hall

Dito, Noon: Malabon City Hall, 1963 x 2000 #kasaysayan

NCR, Paranaque

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NCR, Pasay

Dito, Noon: Manila Film Center, Pasay, 1982 x 2019 #kasaysayan -- The Manila Film Center was a pet project of former First Lady Imelda Marcos who wanted to host the 1st Manila International Film Festival in 1982. During the rushed construction in November 1981, at least 169 workers fell to their deaths and were buried under quick-drying wet cement. Construction continued over the unrecovered bodies. Pet Project, Animal Projects, International Film Festival, Present Day, Bury, Manila, Old And New, Cement, Philippines

Manila Film Center

Dito, Noon: Manila Film Center, Pasay, 1982 x 2019 #kasaysayan -- The Manila Film Center was a pet project of former First Lady Imelda Marcos who wanted to host the 1st Manila International Film Festival in 1982. During the rushed construction in November 1981, at least 169 workers fell to their deaths and were buried under quick-drying wet cement. Construction continued over the unrecovered bodies.

NCR, Pasig

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NCR, San Juan

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NCR, Taguig

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NCR, Valenzuela

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Dito, Noon: Baguio Central School, Baguio City. 1924x 2020 Baguio City, Present Day, Philippines, Mansions, House Styles, School, Painting, Manor Houses, Villas

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Dito, Noon: San Juan de Dios Parish, San Rafael, Bulacan, 1899 x 2020 #kasaysayan San Rafael, Present Day, Philippines, Madrid, Barn, Mansions, House Styles, San Juan, Dios

Jeremy Barns

Dito, Noon: San Juan de Dios Parish, San Rafael, Bulacan, 1899 x 2020 #kasaysayan

AGATEP means “thatcher” or “roof maker” in Ilocano. Tagalog, Surnames, Pinoy, Traditional, Writing, Bear, Bears, Being A Writer

Pamilya Agatep

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Dito, Noon: Tonsuya Bridge, Malabon City, 1890s x 2000s. #kasaysayan -- The construction of the San Bartolome Church in the background began in 1622. Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Nazca Lines Peru, Philippine Houses, Filipino Culture, Back In Time, Rare Photos

Tonsuya Bridge

Dito, Noon: Tonsuya Bridge, Malabon City, 1890s x 2000s. #kasaysayan -- The construction of the San Bartolome Church in the background began in 1622.

Dito, Noon: Ayala Avenue, Makati, westbound, 1980 x 2020 #kasaysayan Makati City, Present Day, Philippines, History, Beautiful, Historia

Ayala Avenue, Makati

Dito, Noon: Ayala Avenue, Makati, westbound, 1980 x 2020 #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: Odeon Theater, 1968 x Odeon Terminal Mall 2020, Manila #kasaysayan Philippine Architecture, Filipino Culture, Present Day, Philippines, Mall, Theater, Times Square, History, Retro

Odeon Theater, Manila

Dito, Noon: Odeon Theater, 1968 x Odeon Terminal Mall 2020, Manila #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: Herran Street, 1945 x Pedro Gil Street, 2020, Paco, Manila #kasaysayan — The fixture in both images is a spire on the left, the remnant of what was once the art deco building that housed the Cine Bellevue (built in 1933). It is currently a Super 8 Grocery warehouse. Manila, Art Deco Buildings, Present Day, Warehouse, History, Street, Image, Historia, Magazine

Herran Street, Manila

Dito, Noon: Herran Street, 1945 x Pedro Gil Street, 2020, Paco, Manila #kasaysayan — The fixture in both images is a spire on the left, the remnant of what was once the art deco building that housed the Cine Bellevue (built in 1933). It is currently a Super 8 Grocery warehouse.

Dito, Noon: Malabon City Hall, 1963 x 2000 #kasaysayan The Province, Present Day, Philippines, Numbers, German, History, Architecture, City, Deutsch

Malabon City Hall

Dito, Noon: Malabon City Hall, 1963 x 2000 #kasaysayan

Dito, Noon: The Gosiaco Building, Cebu, 1945 x 2020 #kasaysayan — Built in 1914, it was one of the first commercial building in Cebu. It was rebuilt after being damaged in WWII and is currently being transformed into a museum. Manila Philippines, Chamber Of Commerce, Cebu, Present Day, Wwii, Commercial, Museum, The Originals, History

Gosiaco Building, Cebu

Dito, Noon: The Gosiaco Building, Cebu, 1945 x 2020 #kasaysayan — Built in 1914, it was one of the first commercial building in Cebu. It was rebuilt after being damaged in WWII and is currently being transformed into a museum.

Dito, Noon: Cecilio Apostol Elementary School, 1967 x 2020 #kasaysayan — This school in Sta. Cruz, Manila was named Cecilio Apostol, Filipino lawyer and poet who was born in the district. His poems were commonly used to teach the Spanish language. Philippine Architecture, Manila Philippines, Spanish Language, Present Day, Filipino, Lawyer, Poet, Elementary Schools, Teaching

Cecilio Apostol Elementary School

Dito, Noon: Cecilio Apostol Elementary School, 1967 x 2020 #kasaysayan — This school in Sta. Cruz, Manila was named Cecilio Apostol, Filipino lawyer and poet who was born in the district. His poems were commonly used to teach the Spanish language.

Dito, Noon: The bell tower of the Bacarra Church in Ilocos Norte, 1900s x 2020 #kasaysayan — The bell tower, which was built in the 1830s, tilted after an earthquake in 1931. The dome collapsed after another earthquake, 52 years later, in 1983. Ilocos, Present Day, Philippines, Tower, Building, Norte, Rook, Computer Case, Buildings

Bacarra Church Bell Tower

Dito, Noon: The bell tower of the Bacarra Church in Ilocos Norte, 1900s x 2020 #kasaysayan — The bell tower, which was built in the 1830s, tilted after an earthquake in 1931. The dome collapsed after another earthquake, 52 years later, in 1983.

Dito, Noon: The Edificio Luis Pérez Samanillo 1920 x First United Building 2020 #kasaysayan This heritage building, along Escolta and Calle David, was designed in art-deco by Andrés Luna de San Pedro and Juan F. Nakpil de Jesús; and built in 1928. It was home to Berg’s Department Store and the Spanish Consulate before WWII. Present Day, Department Store, Manila, Wwii, Spanish, Art Deco, Street View, David, Journey

Perez Samanillo Building

Dito, Noon: The Edificio Luis Pérez Samanillo 1920 x First United Building 2020 #kasaysayan This heritage building, along Escolta and Calle David, was designed in art-deco by Andrés Luna de San Pedro and Juan F. Nakpil de Jesús; and built in 1928. It was home to Berg’s Department Store and the Spanish Consulate before WWII.

Dito, Noon: Old Sta. Mesa corner Valenzuela Streets in Manila, 1900s x 2020. #kasaysayan Valenzuela Street was the location of the rope factory of Sancho Valenzuela. He led 100 Katipuneros from Sta. Mesa in the Battle of San Juan del Monte in 30 August 1896. Other accounts say he was not involved and that the revolutionists met at his factory. Valenzuela was martyred at Bagumbayan in 4 September 1896. 30 August, University Of Michigan, Present Day, Manila, Apartments, Philippines, Times Square, Battle, Corner

Old Sta. Mesa Road

Dito, Noon: Old Sta. Mesa corner Valenzuela Streets in Manila, 1900s x 2020. #kasaysayan Valenzuela Street was the location of the rope factory of Sancho Valenzuela. He led 100 Katipuneros from Sta. Mesa in the Battle of San Juan del Monte in 30 August 1896. Other accounts say he was not involved and that the revolutionists met at his factory. Valenzuela was martyred at Bagumbayan in 4 September 1896.

Dito, Noon: Alemar’s Bookstore along Avenida St, Manila, 1950s x 2020 #kasaysayan Dr. Ernesto and Alegria Sibal started selling American books from a one-table store in 1945 — which grew into Alemar’s (from ALEgria and MARia). They became “the biggest and most modern bookstore in the Far East” in the ’50s and ’60s. They ventured into printing and publishing in 1950, through its Phoenix Press and Phoenix Publishing House. Food Inc, Lechon, Quezon City, Mineral Water, Manila, Filipino, True Stories, Brand Names, Philippines

Alemar’s Bookstore, Manila

Dito, Noon: Alemar’s Bookstore along Avenida St, Manila, 1950s x 2020 #kasaysayan Dr. Ernesto and Alegria Sibal started selling American books from a one-table store in 1945 — which grew into Alemar’s (from ALEgria and MARia). They became “the biggest and most modern bookstore in the Far East” in the ’50s and ’60s. They ventured into printing and publishing in 1950, through its Phoenix Press and Phoenix Publishing House.

Dito, Noon: COD Cubao 1970s x SM Savemore Araneta 2020 #kasaysayan Alex Rosario Sr. started the Manila COD in 1948 in Avenida, Manila. In 1957, they began the moving Christmas displays which continued when the store launched their bigger branch in Cubao in 1966. The tradition was handed over to the Greenhills Commercial Complex when the store ceased operations in 2002. The old Cubao site became a Puregold Supermarket before becoming an SM Savemore grocery store. Commercial Complex, Christmas Displays, Holiday Themes, Present Day, Department Store, Manila, Grocery Store, Cod, Philippines

COD Department Store

Dito, Noon: COD Cubao 1970s x SM Savemore Araneta 2020 #kasaysayan Alex Rosario Sr. started the Manila COD in 1948 in Avenida, Manila. In 1957, they began the moving Christmas displays which continued when the store launched their bigger branch in Cubao in 1966. The tradition was handed over to the Greenhills Commercial Complex when the store ceased operations in 2002. The old Cubao site became a Puregold Supermarket before becoming an SM Savemore grocery store.

Dito, Noon: Anda Monument, Intramuros, Manila, 1880 x 2020 #kasaysayan -- The monument was erected in honor of Simón de Anda y Salazar, Governor General of the Philippines from 1770 to 1776, who resisted the British occupation of Manila. It was damaged in the Battle of Manila in 1945 and restored. Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Walled City, Present Day, Manila, World War Ii, Statue Of Liberty, Philippines, Restoration

Anda Monument

Dito, Noon: Anda Monument, Intramuros, Manila, 1880 x 2020 #kasaysayan -- The monument was erected in honor of Simón de Anda y Salazar, Governor General of the Philippines from 1770 to 1776, who resisted the British occupation of Manila. It was damaged in the Battle of Manila in 1945 and restored.