Being the Philippine market’s gateway of global commerce, the Alcaiceria of San Nicolas, Manila became the venue of trading activities for many years until its eventual decline.
As the home of a Filipino painter, this house in Quiapo eventually became the first location of the UP College of Fine Arts. Unfortunately, it is not restored at its original site.
A lost Camelot of research and knowledge. It was a monument to systematize and standardize scientific research in the Philippines during the colonial period.
Santa Ana goes beyond the usual Spanish influences that arrive with colonization. Read more about this Heritage District in Manila Weekly.
Only a few homes remain as a reminder of Hidalgo street’s glorious past, now at risk with the threat of demolition to one house: Zamora’s.