Uy Su Bin Building

Uy Su Bin Building Digital Manila Project: Prewar Manila Model UpdatesLatest Additions Here are four more models, recently completed by Renacimiento Manila’s members and intern modelers. Once optimized and furnished with decorations such as signages, these models will be added to the main Prewar map. Presented here are the Uy Su Bin Building, Old Hospicio … Read more

Araullo Building in Intramuros

Araullo Building in Intramuros Heritage structures that deserve better. The Araullo Building in Intramuros is the only other building that survived the Battle of Manila. Built in the 1920s, the structure is considered a culturally significant property due to its longevity. The building is currently used by COMELEC as an annex, and the building is … Read more

Uy Chaco Building

The Uy Chaco building is located at Plaza Moraga & Plaza Cervantes cor. Calle Rosario. At the foot of Jones Bridge, guarding Calle Rosario, the gateway to Binondo stands the century-old Uy Chaco Building. Now dwarfed by its neighbors, the Uy Chaco Building was actually one of Manila’s first modern office towers when it was … Read more

Quiapo Heritage Houses

Quiapo Heritage Houses One of Quiapo’s greatest treasures is its collection of heritage houses that date from the 19th and 20th century. Quiapo, east of Quezon Avenue was largely spared from the destruction of the Battle of Manila, thus providing a rare glimpse into Manila’s old architecture. Sadly, this treasure is underappreciated and largely endangered … Read more