19 March, 2009

M1006: Quezon Hall Postcard

The postcard shows the Quezon Hall of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. The hall was named after former president Manuel L. Quezon. It is located behind the Oblation statue as an arch.

M1006: Quezon Hall Postcard

Quezon Hall was designed by Juan Felipe Nakpil. Quezon Hall, one of the six pioneer buildings of the Diliman campus, was among the buildings constructed at the Diliman campus in the early 1950s, following the University’s exodus from Padre Faura to Diliman in 1949. An imposing colonial structure at the end of the University Avenue, it was completed in 1950.

RELATED ENTRY:
University of the Philippines, Diliman Postcards

SOURCES:
Legacy of 2 UPD buildings underscored
Things and Places named after Quezon

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