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UPDATE: The International Hotel Restoration

August 21, 2012 – 11:17 pm | 7 Comments
Villanueva-Building-Calle-Real

Last May, the much awaited restoration of Iloilo City’s downtown icon, the 3-storey Eusebio Villanueva Building or International Hotel, started. The largest undertaking done to date by the Iloilo Cultural and Heritage Foundation Inc., the …

Iloilo Cultural Heritage Foundation bares future projects for Calle Real

August 16, 2012 – 8:45 pm | 4 Comments
e-villanueva

There are so many good news I would love to share with you regarding the developments at the restoration efforts at Calle Real. The Iloilo Cultural Heritage Foundation Inc. has lined up several projects that …

S. Villanueva Building (International House) now on restoration

May 20, 2012 – 10:57 am | 6 Comments
villanueva-building-map

The icon of Iloilo’s heritage buildings has now taken its turn for restoration work. The third restoration project and by far the largest in size and in magnitude, the Villanueva Building Restoration is now poised …

Iloilo’s Calle Real Redeux: The Side Streets

March 1, 2012 – 5:31 pm | 13 Comments
P.-Dulalia

Calle Real, as chronicled during the Spanish times, is a winding road that was full of shops, establishments, firms and their offices, and yes, foreign consulates. Commerce was fully alive as Iloilo became the “premiere …

Iloilo’s Calle Real: Awakening the Queen City of the South

February 5, 2012 – 2:17 am | 10 Comments
Pedestrianization-Calle-Real

“Reina La Ciudad del Sur” or the Queen City of the South is the moniker used to describe the grandeur of Iloilo City in its heyday. In late 19th and early 20th century, the Queen …

Gov’t eyes launching of Iloilo Central Market Redevelopment Project this 2012

December 31, 2011 – 1:48 am | 16 Comments
Iloilo Central Market Plan

The redevelopment of the Iloilo Central Market, a heritage building at the heart of the metro, was first proposed in 2008 as part of the city’s central business district revitalization project. Three years after, it …

Christmas in Iloilo City (in pictures)

December 24, 2011 – 1:15 pm |
Calle Real Iloilo

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I’m wishing you all Merry Christmas! In this Christmas eve, I would love to share the season’s atmosphere here Iloilo City – the City of Love! Indulge …

1925 S. Villanueva Building Restoration Efforts

December 11, 2011 – 8:32 pm | 12 Comments
Villanueva Building Restoration

You may not have noticed, but most of our heritage buildings in the old Calle Real and its adjacent streets are in big need of help in restoring them to their former glorious state. As …