Iloilo City Cultural Heritage: Rizal Elementary School – Gabaldon Building

Rizal Elementary School is a primary school in Iloilo City located along Ledesma and Rizal Streets. This is across Tanza Church and surrounded by the community of Tanza.

Rizal Elementary School is one of the few schools around the country which has a remaining Gabaldon building.

Rizal Elementary School

Rizal Elementary School – Gabaldon Building

Gabaldon is a term used to refer to heritage school buildings in the Philippines. These buildings were built during the American colonial era. This originated from Act No. 1801 or the Gabaldon Law, legislation written by Isauro Gabaldón of the Philippine Assembly in 1907.

Gabaldon schoolhouses were built between 1907 and 1946 during the American colonial period (1898-1946).

How to Get Here

As mentioned, Rizal Elementary School is located along Ledesma Street. Here are the public jeepneys you can ride to reach the area:

ROUTE # 2 CALAPARAN CALUMPANG – ILOILO CITY PROPER

ROUTE # 4 UNGKA-ILOILO CITY VIA DIVERSION FESTIVE WALK TRANSPORT HUB LOOP

ROUTE # 8 PAROLA – INFANTE VIA SUPER LOOP

ROUTE # 9 MOHON – INFANTE LOOP

ROUTE # 15 MOLO – ILOILO CITY PROPER VIA BALUARTE LOOP

Read also: List of Iloilo City Cultural Heritage Sites

 

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