While it is a known landmark today in the metropolis, not many people know the impact of Shangri-La Plaza in transforming the commercial landscape of the country.
Santolan Town Plaza and the Rise of the Community Malls
After decades of building big malls, some developers are learning to build smaller, conducive commercial spaces, one of them being the Santolan Town Plaza.
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…
A Festive Convergence at Alabang
Since it first opened in 1998, Festival Alabang managed to evolve into more than just being a shopping mall, but a landmark that respects its environment and heritage and offering experiences beyond the realm of commerce.