Pablo Antonio was a pioneer of modern Philippine architecture. He was recognised
as a National Artist of the Philippines in 1976.
Antonio first came into prominence in 1933 with the construction of the Ideal Theatre
along Avenida Rizal (now Rizal Avenue) in Manila.
Between 1938 and 1950, he designed several buildings on the campus of the Far Eastern
University in the Art Deco style.
Antonio also designed the White Cross Sanatorium (1938) along Santolan Road in San
Juan City, and the Manila Polo Club (1950) in Makati City.
Antonio also designed several other theatres in Manila, including the Life Theatre,
the Scala Theatre, the Lyric Theatre, and the Galaxy Theatre. Only the Galaxy Theatre
25 January 1901
to 14 June 1975
Far Eastern University, 75th Anniversary
#2818, 28 Jan 2003
The Far Eastern University campus is considered as the largest ensemble of surviving
Art Deco architecture in Manila.
Buildings associated with Pablo Antonio
National Stamp Collecting Month 2002
#2805 2 Nov 2002
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