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Meralco Avenue

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Location  Pasig
Major cities  Pasig
Length  1.6 km
Meralco Avenue
North end  Ortigas Avenue in Ugong
Major junctions  Julia Vargas Avenue St. Paul Road Capt. Henry Javier Street
South end  Shaw Boulevard in Oranbo

Meralco Avenue is a north-south thoroughfare located in Ortigas Center in Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines. It links Ortigas Avenue in the north and Shaw Boulevard in the south and borders the western edge of Valle Verde in Ugong. It is named for the Manila Electric Company, also known as Meralco, which is headquartered on the avenue's junction with Ortigas Avenue. Other notable businesses on Meralco Avenue include UnionBank Plaza, Metrowalk and the upcoming mixed-use development called Capitol Commons at the former Rizal Provincial Capitol lot on Meralco and Shaw Boulevard.

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Map of Meralco Ave, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines

Route

Spanning 1.6 kilometers, the avenue begins at Shaw Boulevard near the oval rotunda and PhilSports Complex in barangays Oranbo and Kapitolyo in Pasig. It runs between the Capitol Commons development on the east side and a residential village and townhouses of San Antonio to the west. It curves slightly north and intersects with Capt. Henry Javier Street towards the Department of Education complex. A few hundred meters north, the avenue crosses Julia Vargas Avenue via a flyover then passes through the busy Ortigas Center business district on the west side and Metrowalk and several other retail establishments on the east. The avenue ends at Ortigas Avenue with the Meralco Building as a terminating vista.

Landmarks

  • Capitol Commons
  • Department of Education complex
  • Estancia Mall
  • Lopez Museum
  • Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas Manila
  • Megatent Events Venue
  • Meralco Center
  • Meralco Theater
  • Metrowalk
  • One Corporate Centre
  • PhilSports Complex
  • The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel
  • UnionBank Plaza
  • References

    Meralco Avenue Wikipedia


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