Asia Pacific Heritage Award for Cultural Heritage Award

Topics: Philippines, Manila, Metro Manila Pages: 4 (1278 words) Published: January 3, 2013
Asia Pacific Heritage Award for Cultural Heritage award
The Ideal Theater was located at Rizal Avenue in Manila and designed by the late Architect Pablo Antonio in 1933. The theater was demolished in the late 1970s to give way to the construction of a department store. The Ideal Theater was one of the first major works of Pablo Antonio along with the buildings of Far Eastern University and Manila Polo Club. Life Theater can also be found along Quezon Boulevard in Quiapo Manila. It was constructed in 1950s and designed by National Artist Pablo Antonio who also designed the Ideal Theater in Avenida. This art deco theater had a maximum capacity of 800 people ANGEL NAKPIL

One of the first earthquake-proof buildings in the country.
International Style architecture by Harvard trained Filipino Architect Angel Nakpil. Built in the mid 1950s. JUAN ARELLANO
The Manila Metropolitan Theater or MET is an art deco building designed by the Filipino architect Juan M. Arellano, and inaugurated on December 10, 1931, with a capacity of 1670 (846 orchestra, 116 in loge, and 708 in balcony). During the liberation of Manila by the United States and Filipino forces in 1945, the theatre was severely damaged, losing some of its roofing and walls battered. After reconstruction by the Americans it gradually fell into disuse in the 1960s. In the following decade it was meticulously restored in 1978 but again fell into decay. The Old Congress Building (also known as the Old Legislative Building) is a building located on Padre Burgos Avenue, Manila, Philippines. It is currently home of the National Art Gallery of the National Museum of the Philippines. From 1926 to 1972, and again from 1987 to 1997, the building was home to various legislative bodies of the Philippine government.

The Manila Central Post Office is the head office of the Philippine Postal Corporation, and houses the country's main mail sorting-distribution operations. It is located in the Intramuros...
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