Enduring Legacies: The Bautista and Santos Ancestral Houses of Malolos

These ancestral houses from the mid-late 19th Century to the early 1930s catalogs the stylistic changes introduced through colonial contact with the West

Gerard Lico: Heritage buildings should not be frozen in time

Renowned architect, art historian, and heritage conservationist who worked on the recent revitalization of the Rizal Memorial Coliseum says heritage buildings should be activated

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.