It is hard to imagine patches of green in the Ayala Center, but it was so 60 years ago. Today, apart from the church park in the Greenbelt area, the rest of this commercial complex is completely enclosed in concrete. Negotiating the area means hopping from building to building via comfortably covered walkways or through an efficient underpass system.
It was not too long ago, however, when one could walk on grass, be shaded by trees and enjoy the open air in this commercial zone.
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