Saving Manila heritage: Pasig River Heritage Appreciation walk launched to oppose PAREX

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Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — For a group of artists and heritage advocates, Pasig River is a “cradle of rich heritage within the metropolis.” However, a proposed six-lane elevated expressway called Pasig River Expressway (PAREX) traversing 19.37-kilometers that is expected to rise over this treasured river is feared to impact heritage structures. The controversial P95.4 billion project of San Miguel Corp. would cover the cities of Manila, Mandaluyong, Makati, Pasig and Taguig. What are the potential heritage properties at stake?Renacimiento Manila earlier estimated at least 40 important architectural…

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