[PHOTOS] : Manila, Then And Now. How Many Of These Places Could You Remember?


Jul 10, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Posted by : Pinoy Secret Writer
Filed Under : Arts & Design

MANILA, Philippines - Let's travel back to the year 1900's. A photographer was able to capture these precious moments of our country. Let's take a look at these wonderful photographs and compare it to today's generation.

Love Bus
1980

 

Jollibee, Then and Now

 

QUEZON BOULEVARD
1942

 

First SM in the Philippines, 1958
Palanca st. Quiapo, Manila

 

BINONDO/CHINATOWN
1902

 

WELCOME ROTONDA
1970

 

ARANETA COLISEUM
(the big dom)
1952

 

Taft Avenue

 

San Miguel Beer
Oh, just look how a beer cost

 

EDSA - ORTIGAS
Just full of greens.. Now full of pollution
1950

 

MANILA ROAD
1937
Anyone going to the South?
SOUTH LUZON EXPRESWAY (SLEX)

 

MURPHY/QUIAPO/ROUTE
laon-laan st or dapitan st

 

MANILA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
1950
Now called the worst airport.. I mean...
NAIA (Ninoy Aquino International Airport)

 

QUIAPO CHURCH/PLAZA MIRANDA
1960
Look how spacious it is before

 

DURING MARTIAL LAW
This is how people who violates the curfew law are being punished. They are tasked to clean EDSA or Crame.

 

ELECTRIC CHAIR
1926
If this is still the form of punishment for criminals, would you think it will help lessen the criminal rate in our country?

 

EDSA
1970
Look at the traffic, compare it today.

 

MARIKINA SHOE EXPO
Now, CUBAO EXPO

 

BORACAY
1960
Let's go to the beach

 

AYALA AVENUE/MAKATI
1960
Can you name those buildings?

Credits to Ted Boykodak for these wonderful photographs of our past. More of these could be found here.


Jul 10, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Posted by : Pinoy Secret Writer
Filed Under : Arts & Design