Friday, March 30, 2012

Powerhouse Journey : Burke Building - Escolta


Isa naman ulit Art Deco na makikita sa Escolta ang Burke Building.


Narito ang ilan sa mga impormasyon at kasaysayan sa Burke Building.


Ayun sa kaysayan ang gusaling ito ang may kauna-unahang elevator sa Pilipinas.

Sinu naman ang may gawa ng elevator, walang iba kung di si Ginoong William J. Burke.



Sinu naman si William J. Burke? Narito ang marker na nilagay ng Historical Institute of the Philippines 



So paano sa susunod na adventure ulit ng Burke Building - Escolta


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15 comments :

  1. i never took notice of the buildings in Escolta kaya siguro di ko din napansin itong Burke Bldg...thanks for the share! now i have to look for it when i go to Escolta...

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  2. very informative nice building also

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  3. i know this building, we frequently pass by it before, well next time dapat pala pumasok ako hihi

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  4. ganda naman nitong powerhouse journey mo Axl, ang daming trivia, nakakatuwa, very informative. thanks for sharing... :)

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  5. Nice naman at still standing pa din ang Burke building kahit old na and hindi sya napapabayaan unlike the other old buildings in Manila

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  6. saludo ako sa mga tao dito, they managed to preserved these buildings :D Galing !

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  7. naintriga ako sa elevator, gumagana pa ba elevator? Is it the Old type elevator, na may metal grills lang? or not that old, na di nalalayo sa mga elevators ngayon. Puntahan na nga lang haha

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  8. @mar.. hahaha.. di ko na check kung maandar na kasi di kami allow na pumasok sa loob kung walang transaction...

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  9. ayos to kuya kim hehe..

    informative na tunay :)

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  10. This is awesome! Really love these buildings ... and their history!

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  11. Thanks for sharing this. This is a historical landmark.

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  12. Panira yung mga kawad ng kuryente! I love art deco. napapabayaan na nga lang sya sa maynila.

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  13. awesome find! i never thought our first elevator will be found in a building in escolta. :)

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  14. ah yan pala yung sinasabe mo hahaha

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  15. Ahaha.. napansin ko yung Mni Stop sa baba.. :)

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