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Location and Vicinity
The Rockwell Center was constructed on a 15.5-hectare lot previously occupied used as a thermal plant operated by the Lopez-owned Manila Electric Railroad and Light Company until its closure in 1994. The lot is bounded by J.P. Rizal Avenue to the north, where it faces the Pasig River, Estrella Street to the east, Rockwell Drive and Amapola Street to the south, and R. Palma Street to the west. Marking the expansion of Rockwell Center will be The Proscenium at Rockwell, a 3.6 hectare mixed-used development which will stand in the property formerly known as the Colgate-Palmolive Philippines Headquarters.
Rockwell Center began its construction in 1998. The architectural firm Skidmore, Owings, Merril (SOM) carried out the design under the direction of former Design Partner Larry Oltmanns. Its centerpiece, the Power Plant Mall, opened in December 2000.
The Rockwell Center includes office buildings, condominium towers, a law and business school and a shopping mall.
- Shopping & Retail
- The Power Plant Mall
- Joya Retail Row
- One Rockwell Retail Row
- Ateneo Graduate School
- Office Buildings
- Proscenium Office Tower (under construction)
- The Lopez Tower (8 Rockwell Office Tower) (under construction)
- Nestlé Philippines Headquarters
- Phinma Plaza
- Residential buildings
- Rizal Tower
- Luna Gardens
- Amorsolo Square
- Hidalgo Place
- Edades Tower and Garden Villas
- Joya Lofts and Towers
- One Rockwell
- The Manansala
- The Grove By Rockwell
- The Proscenium at Rockwell
- Kirov Tower (under construction)
- Sakura Tower (under construction)
- Lincoln Tower (under construction)
- Lorraine Tower (under construction)
- "A satellite city rises in the metropolis-Philippine Daily Inquirer, 18 April 200". Retrieved 29 November 2012.