Baguio, Philippines, 1949
Much of the WWII destruction has been repaired by this time but there is still some visible. LIFE photograph collection. Photographer: Jack Birns For personal non-commercial use only Image is copyrighted by © Time Inc.
THE WRIGHT PARK Location: Romulo Dr, Baguio Benguet Philippines Wayback 1930’s *The Wright Park was built in 1908 including the The Mansion House (also known as the Mansion) *Wright Park is named after its architect Governor Luke E. Wright who ordered architect Daniel Burnham to build the place with recreational facility for American soldiers and civilians *Wright park is absolutely the right place you need to visit after seeing The Mansion House which is just fronting the place
BAGUIO COUNTRY CLUB Location: Country Club Rd., Camp John Hay Baguio Benguet Philippines Wayback 1930’s *The country club was founded in 1906 and Structure during the American colonial era under Governor General William Taft *The current Baguio Country Club was designed by Architect Jose Pingoy Manosa in 1993 and was rebuilt after the devastating earthquake
Baguio Cathedral, Baguio, Philippines, 1931
Here is a really nice high definition picture post card of the Baguio Cathedral as it was in 1931, 84 years ago, a bygone age. It looks so peaceful. University of Southern California Libraries International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960 Maryknoll Mission Archives Copyright: Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Maryknoll, New York
THE AVENIDA DE RIZAL " or RIZAL AVENUE DID YOU KNOW !? Avenida de Rizal was once called Calle Dulumbayan (dulo ng bayan) or the end of civilized territory as the Spaniards saw it then Location: Avenida Rizal Ave., Manila Philippines Wayback 1920's