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View Poll Results: Rate the Pacific Star Building
10 4 18.18%
9.5 1 4.55%
9 4 18.18%
8.5 2 9.09%
8 3 13.64%
7.5 1 4.55%
7 3 13.64%
6.5 0 0%
6 1 4.55%
5.5 0 0%
5 3 13.64%
4.5 0 0%
4 0 0%
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3 or less 0 0%
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Old March 6th, 2007, 04:20 AM   #1
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MAKATI | Pacific Star Building | 29F | 100m

Pacific Star Building
Buendia corner Makati Ave, Makati City
Completed: late 1980s?

Former tallest building in Makati before Rufino Tower.

white & black building on the corner of the intersection:
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Old March 7th, 2007, 08:11 AM   #2
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Old March 7th, 2007, 08:25 AM   #3
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Classic, timeless, I like.

Used to be visible from our roof when I was young, and I like it already back then.
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Old March 7th, 2007, 10:06 AM   #4
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yup, love that classic bldg... i think leandro locsin did that...
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Old March 8th, 2007, 06:08 AM   #5
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Old March 9th, 2007, 01:48 PM   #6
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I think Pacific Star is the first intelligent building in the country. It was the "coolest" office address before.

The owner of the building is Republic of Nauru, a tiny island state in the Pacific.
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^that's an interesting factoid..
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^ Sure is! I wonder why they built it then...esp. during the Philippines' rough times.
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Old March 9th, 2007, 09:46 PM   #9
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Memorable building; that's where I took my TOEFL.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 04:02 AM   #10
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^ That must have been a looong time ago, ty hehehe j/k
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Old March 10th, 2007, 07:56 AM   #11
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LOL! 3rd quarter of 1999. Yeah, 7 years ago hehe
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Old March 10th, 2007, 08:47 AM   #12
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i don't think that's the only thing that makes it memorable to your Ka-Tyronne. Hehe...Sino kasabay mo?

Anyway, sometime last year, i was able to witness the fire drill of this building on my way to the office. me mga nagrarapel...and there are dummy smokes. fortunately for me i have my cam on my backpack. but when i opened my bag to get the batts, i haven't noticed my 2x500 bucks slip out. so there. i lose my 1000 pesos because of this tower.

oh by the way, i was not able to get any photo.
i guess they have their spotlights on sometimes. not sure tho what part of the year do they do that. i have some night shots. i'll post them later.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 08:54 AM   #13
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Oi si tatay lang kasama ko hehe! Memorable kasi first time ko talaga makaakyat ng building sa Makati haha! You know naman us na taga-province, excited makatuntong sa syudad LOL! Tapos I remember dumadaan-daan kami sa Petron Megaplaza, meron pang nagrarally that time eh. At noon pa napahanga na talaga ako sa ganda ng Petron Megaplaza. Tapos kumain kami ng tatay ko sa may Kenny Roger's na malapit din sa area na yun.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 09:04 AM   #14
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ah, makati ave na yung kenny rogers. ok si dad mo. supportive. meron na pala dating Petron Megaplaza. Malamang Far-East Bank Bldg pa dati yung tabi ng Pacific Star. Naalala ko tuloy kaibigan ko nung nag-apply ng work sa BPI Buendia Bldg. Sabi ko mag-antay siya ng jeepney sa me Petron pauwi. I was referring to Petron gas station across Pacific Star. He waited for long pero wala siyang biyaheng Zapoteng nasakyan. Kaya pala sa Petron Megaplaza nag-antay. Hehe...
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LOL! Baka naakit din sa beauty ni Miss Petron Megaplaza kaya don napadpad haha! Mahilig din siguro sa buildings hehe!
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Old March 10th, 2007, 09:16 AM   #16
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siguro. pero naakit lang ata dahil sa impluwensiya ko. aba eh mas mahilig pa ako sa construction issued keysa sa kanya eh siya itong civil engineer. kaya naman me consultant ako pagdating sa mga technicalities of construction. when i asked him to join SSC, ayaw naman.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 01:42 PM   #17
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As promised. Here's something i took 3 Fridays ago from City Garden hotel
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Old March 10th, 2007, 07:32 PM   #19
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Quote:
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Oi si tatay lang kasama ko hehe! Memorable kasi first time ko talaga makaakyat ng building sa Makati haha! You know naman us na taga-province, excited makatuntong sa syudad LOL! Tapos I remember dumadaan-daan kami sa Petron Megaplaza, meron pang nagrarally that time eh. At noon pa napahanga na talaga ako sa ganda ng Petron Megaplaza. Tapos kumain kami ng tatay ko sa may Kenny Roger's na malapit din sa area na yun.
Lies! Petron Megaplaza was not around in the 1930s! hahaha

whats that building between Pacific Star and Petron Megaplaza?
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I think that building was formerly Far East Bank's HQ before FEBTC was bought by BPI. Just don't know what it's called now.
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