De La Rosa Elevated Walkway
Elevated pedway network
De La Rosa Elevated Walkway.jpg
Construction1990s
Length1,110 m (3,640 ft)
OwnerMakati Commercial Estate Association
LocationMakati, Metro Manila, Philippines

The De La Rosa Elevated Walkway is a network of elevated pedway in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines. Measuring 1,110 meters (3,640 ft), the structure is the longest elevated pedway in the Philippines.[1] It runs mostly along De La Rosa Street in Legazpi Village of Makati Central Business District from Greenbelt at Ayala Center to Salcedo Street. It physically links buildings such as the Ayala North Exchange, Makati Medical Center, Eton Tower Makati, De La Rosa Car Park 1 & 2, The Enterprise Center Tower, and Greenbelt.

The pedway's construction began in early 1990s.[2][3] The first phase of the pedway network was completed at the length of 795 meters (2,608 ft). In the mid-2010s, pedway was extended by 305 meters (1,001 ft) with the new portion inaugurated in November 2016[4] but was completed in 2018.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Makati's elevated walkway is now country's longest". ABS-CBN News. November 29, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  2. ^ "Elevated Pedestrian Walkway". Makati Commercial Estate Association. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  3. ^ Galingan, Zenaida; Alcazaren, Paulo; Ramos, Grace; Santos, Romeo (2009). "Pedestrian-Friendly Streetscape in a Tropical Business District". MUHON: A Journal of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and the Designed Environment. University of the Philippines College of Architecture (3): 11. ISSN 1656-6505. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  4. ^ "Binay, MaCEA inaugurate Makati CBD's extended elevated walkway". Philippine Daily Inquirer. November 28, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  5. ^ Sawadjaan, Aliyya (May 18, 2019). "Enhancing pedestrian connectivity in Makati". The Philippine Star. Retrieved August 25, 2020.