El Hogar Filipino Building

el hogar filipino building
El Hogar Filipino Building | Renacimiento Manila (@rebirt.manila)

El Hogar Filipino Building

Here is the latest addition to Renaciemento Manila’s Prewar Manila Model under the Digital Manila Program.

The El Hogar Filipino Building
Model by Chaeyeon Lee
Location: J. Luna St. cor. Muelle dela Industria
Status: Endangered

Built in 1914, originally with only three floors, the building was eventually expanded in the prewar years to accommodate more office spaces. For a time, it housed the Filipinas Compania de Seguros. The building has been in a state of neglect since the dawn of the 21st century, with threats of demolition endangering its existence.

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