Evening Narratives: Escolta and its modern communities

Escolta Street has displayed various configurations over the years, like the vividness of its former days, where the buildings slowly embraced topographies of the foreign, silent theaters multiplied in corners, and people walked along

How true? The original Capitol Theater will soon be gone

Earlier today, news circulated over the internet that the Capitol Theater located at the western side of Escolta Street of Manila, designed by the late National Artist for Architecture Juan Nakpil, has allegedly fallen

The movie theaters of Colon Street are fading people’s palaces

While Manila had Avenida as their cinema district from 1930s to the 1970s, Cebu had Colon from the 1910s until the 1990s.

The Mornings After: Escolta Block Parties are more than one-night affairs

With a new wave of tenants and building owners, the Escolta creative movement is transforming Manila’s old downtown.

The grand Beaux-Arts style now even clearer in Iloilo’s Lizares mansion

An article by BluPrint seven years ago moves Angelicum School director to buck tradition and begin restoring the mansion in Jaro by Andres Luna

French Culture, Cuisine, and Art Deco in La Maison Rose in Cebu

The pink Velez House fully embraces la vie en rose as a home of French contemporary cuisine