Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is quoted as saying “change is the only constant in life.” Listed below are things & places in Baybay City that can no longer be seen today in 2017.
Buildings at A. Bonifacio Street co. Rizal Boulevard
Today, the building on the left is now a 3-storey commercial space and a water refilling station stands on the right.
Baybay Barbecue Lane
Today, a construction of a new reclamation area is underway to provide a new space for new commercial establishments and Gaisano Metro.
Barbecue Houses On Bamboo Stilts
Today, the area has been reclamated into a vast holding area for cargoes and a parking space.
Today, the infamous theater is now in ruins since it was bombed by unknown perpetrators on December 1982.
Concrete Slides & Monkey Bars at Plaza Independencia
Today, the plaza has been completely facelifted and the concrete slides are now replaced with an all-weather fiberglass slides. The plaza has new pathways and landscaping.
Today, the former site of the city’s market place is Prince Town, the city’s largest shopping center.
Lampposts at the Seaside Promenade
Today, the black lampposts have been replaced with solar-powered lampposts.
Cottage at VSU Beach
The cottage was destroyed by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
Feeling nostalgic? Well, there’s still a lot of things and places you can no longer see in the city today. Have some photos to share? send us an email. What place in Baybay City did you miss the most?