Poblacion, Makati

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Poblacion is the old downtown area (poblacion) of Makati and its second most important commercial center behind the Makati Central Business District.wikipedia
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Makati

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Poblacion is the old downtown area (poblacion) of Makati and its second most important commercial center behind the Makati Central Business District. The Makati Parish Church, Poblacion River Park, Makati Science High School, Makati City High School and Makati City Public Market are situated in this district.
The Spaniards then assigned the area to the town of Santa Ana de Sapa and in the 1600s began to be developed as a pilgrimage center around the churches of Our Lady of Guadalupe (now Our Lady of Grace, opened 1625) and of Saints Peter and Paul (opened 1620) in what is today the población, built by missionary friars to attract worshippers, and also as a farming community.

Makati Central Business District

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Poblacion is the old downtown area (poblacion) of Makati and its second most important commercial center behind the Makati Central Business District.
It is different from the civic center of Makati known as "Makati Poblacion" which is situated at the north-east portion of the district.

Nicanor Garcia Street

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It is bounded on the west by Nicanor Garcia Street and barangay Valenzuela, on the south by Kalayaan Avenue and the Makati CBD (Bel-Air Village), on the east by Estrella Street and Guadalupe Viejo, and on the north by the Pasig River.
It crosses Jupiter Street and Kalayaan Avenue, ending at J.P. Rizal Avenue in Makati Poblacion.

Rockwell Center

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Poblacion houses the upscale Rockwell Center and Century City.
The Rockwell Center was constructed on a 15.5-hectare lot in Makati Poblacion previously occupied by a thermal plant operated by then Lopez-owned Manila Electric Railroad and Light Company until its closure in 1994.

Kalayaan Avenue

Pasig Line
It is bounded on the west by Nicanor Garcia Street and barangay Valenzuela, on the south by Kalayaan Avenue and the Makati CBD (Bel-Air Village), on the east by Estrella Street and Guadalupe Viejo, and on the north by the Pasig River. Picar Place is an upcoming mixed-use development by Picar Development located west of Century City which will contain one of the city's tallest buildings at 312 meters, The Stratford Residences now under construction along Kalayaan Avenue. What is now today Kalayaan Avenue was built in the early 20th century as the Meralco streetcar line to Pasig (formerly the Manila Suburban Railway).
It cuts across the northern portion of the city passing the residential and commercial villages of Tejeros, Santa Cruz, Olympia, Valenzuela, Bel-Air and Makati Población.

Estrella Street

It is bounded on the west by Nicanor Garcia Street and barangay Valenzuela, on the south by Kalayaan Avenue and the Makati CBD (Bel-Air Village), on the east by Estrella Street and Guadalupe Viejo, and on the north by the Pasig River.
The street forms the border between Makati Poblacion to the west, where Rockwell Center is situated, and Guadalupe Viejo to the east.

Century City, Makati

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Poblacion houses the upscale Rockwell Center and Century City.
It occupies a significant portion of the old downtown area of Makati being redeveloped along Makati Avenue just north of the Makati Central Business District.

Makati Avenue

Makati Commercial District is a commercial area bounded by the streets of Polaris, P. Burgos and Makati Avenue.
It passes through two distinct neighborhoods of the city: the Makati CBD and the old Makati Población.

The Gramercy Residences

Gramercy Residences
The Gramercy Residences, the Philippines' tallest residential building, as well as the Knightsbridge Residences are situated in this area.
Situated along Kalayaan Avenue in Makati Poblacion, it is just a block away from the busy entertainment area along Makati Avenue.

J. P. Rizal Avenue

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Makati City Hall Complex is located along the one-way J.P. Rizal Avenue within the poblacion.
West of Estrella Street, it enters the Makati Población area passing through the Casa Hacienda Park before coming to an intersection with Makati Avenue.

The Stratford Residences

Picar Place is an upcoming mixed-use development by Picar Development located west of Century City which will contain one of the city's tallest buildings at 312 meters, The Stratford Residences now under construction along Kalayaan Avenue.
On 15 June 2011, Picar Development announced its construction of a 74-storey residential condominium that will rise along Kalayaan Avenue in Makati Poblacion.

Power Plant Mall

Its centerpiece, the Power Plant Mall, opened in December 2000.
The four-level shopping mall is located at Rockwell Drive corner Estrella Street in the Makati Poblacion village.

Poblacion

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Poblacion is the old downtown area (poblacion) of Makati and its second most important commercial center behind the Makati Central Business District.

Metro Manila

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It is also the city's center of government, culture, history and entertainment and one of the major business districts in Metro Manila.

Barangay

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It is bounded on the west by Nicanor Garcia Street and barangay Valenzuela, on the south by Kalayaan Avenue and the Makati CBD (Bel-Air Village), on the east by Estrella Street and Guadalupe Viejo, and on the north by the Pasig River.

Bel-Air, Makati

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It is bounded on the west by Nicanor Garcia Street and barangay Valenzuela, on the south by Kalayaan Avenue and the Makati CBD (Bel-Air Village), on the east by Estrella Street and Guadalupe Viejo, and on the north by the Pasig River.

Pasig River

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It is bounded on the west by Nicanor Garcia Street and barangay Valenzuela, on the south by Kalayaan Avenue and the Makati CBD (Bel-Air Village), on the east by Estrella Street and Guadalupe Viejo, and on the north by the Pasig River.

Meralco

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What is now today Kalayaan Avenue was built in the early 20th century as the Meralco streetcar line to Pasig (formerly the Manila Suburban Railway).

Instituto Cervantes

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In 2006 and 2007, local and foreign urban planning consultants and other public and private sector partners conducted a Cultural Mapping Report of the Heritage of Poblacion, through the grant of Instituto Cervantes Spanish Program for Cultural Cooperation.

Century Properties

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Century Properties bought and developed the lot formerly occupied by the International School Manila.

International School Manila

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Century Properties bought and developed the lot formerly occupied by the International School Manila.

Philippines

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The Gramercy Residences, the Philippines' tallest residential building, as well as the Knightsbridge Residences are situated in this area.

The Knightsbridge Residences

Knightsbridge Residences
The Gramercy Residences, the Philippines' tallest residential building, as well as the Knightsbridge Residences are situated in this area.

Makati Science High School

Makati Science Building
The Makati Parish Church, Poblacion River Park, Makati Science High School, Makati City High School and Makati City Public Market are situated in this district.

Larry Oltmanns

The architectural firm Skidmore, Owings, Merril (SOM) carried out the design under the direction of former Design Partner Larry Oltmanns.