05/3/14

Thank you DMCI!

This Heritage Month, let us all not forget to thank the benevolent property developer DMCI for their pricely contributions to the landscape of Rizal Park.

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03/26/14

Kasa Boix: Restoration in Progress

Throughout the more than 4-year history of the Urban Roamer, we have been all to familiar with the sad fate that befell much of the city’s heritage due to rapid and unchecked urbanization in recent years. For us who have come to appreciate the ciyt’s glorious past, it is heartbreaking to learn much of this heritage have either disappeared or in danger of being lost forever; unfortunately it is a trend that will most likely continue as long as there are people who are unaware or do not care about the importance of these heritage structures.

Fortunately, there are still bright spots to this gloomy situation, like the story the Urban Roamer is proud to feature today: the Kasa Boix in Quiapo, Manila.

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