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Mabolo ancestral houses mulled as historical sites

July 11, 2012

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Cebu City’s historical affairs commission is asking the City Council to declare two century-old houses along M. J. Cuenco Avenue in barangay Mabolo as “historical landmarks.” A resolution with the request was passed last July 8 and signed by Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young, chairman of the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC). The ancestral […]

Arcade sidewalk design eyed for century houses in Mabolo

July 2, 2012

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An “arcaded sidewalk design” was proposed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to preserve the century-old houses along MJ Cuenco Avenue during implementation of its road-widening project. DPWH Cebu City District engineer Nicomedes Leonor said they are considering to adopt the design in which they will only cut a portion of the […]

Historical commission questions Mabolo road widening

July 1, 2012

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WILL  OLD  HOUSES GO?   by Doris C. Bongcac, Chief Of Reporters Public works officials were asked to spare two century-old ancestral houses from damage if road widening starts along M.J. Cuenco Avenue in Cebu City. The wooden structures owned by Dominga Querubin and Nasersas Macasero should be “preserved” in compliance with Republic Act 10066 […]