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  • Quezon City

    Overlapping Legacies: From Pantranco to Fisher Mall

    The area at the corner of Quezon Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue in Quezon City is an overlooked but important area in the city, and in the metropolis as a whole. That is because this particular area has been home to two landmark structures that have shaped the landscape of the city. The promise and decline of Pantranco The development of this area began by the late 1950s when it was chosen to be the site of the new and bigger Manila terminal of the Pangasinan Transportation Company, better known by its acronym Pantranco. Established in 1917, Pantranco started as a provincial operation that serviced passengers throughout Pangasinan. It eventually expanded…

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