Thank you Harrison Plaza: People go down memory lane as mall shuts down
Thank you Harrison Plaza: People go down memory lane as mall shuts down
Do you have memories of Harrison Plaza?

MANILA, Philippines – Harrison Plaza will formally close its doors on December 31, 2019 after 43 years of operation. (FAST FACTS: Harrison Plaza)

With the announcement of its closure, people flocked to social media to recall their memories of the mall, which was a one-stop shop for many different generations.

Twitter user @unlawyer wrote: “I’ve been visiting Harrison Plaza since it opened in the 70s.”


Twitter user @iansomosa wrote about the decorations of the McDonalds inside the shopping mall. 

“Is McDonald’s Harrison Plaza the only branch left in Manila that still has the 90’s classic interiors? I mean look at the signage, tables, chairs and wall finish? I wonder lang if kasama sila pag giniba na yung mall.”


Twitter user @krstnkrunungn shared how she and her classmates would walk to the mall after studying for their Math class to reward themselves with ice cream.


Twitter user @cholocarmelengo shared: “Nobody talks about the prostitutes in Harrison Plaza. I wish them all a happy 2020.”



Here are a few more tweets from people online about their memories of Harrison Plaza, including replies to a tweet from the Philippine Star






















The mall, which opened in 1976, will be taken over by SM Prime Holdings which plans to redevelop the 7-hectare lot. –

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