OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

MALACAÑAN PALACE

BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 110

CHANGING THE NAMES OF STREETS, HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES, TOWNS, PARKS AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN VARIOUS CHARTERED CITIES AND PROVINCES.

Whereas, in line with the objective of the Greater East Asia War of eradicating- all traces of Anglo-Saxon influence in East Asia, it has been deemed proper to change the names of certain streets, highways, bridges, towns, parks, and public buildings in the Philippines, which bear American or other names incompatible with the present circumstances, with names of Filipino origin or meaning;

Now, therefore, pursuant to the authority conferred upon me as Head of the Central Administrative Organization by Orders Nos. 1 and 3 of the Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Forces in the Philippines, and upon the recommendation of the Philippine Executive Commission, with the approval of the Director General of the Military Administration (Approval No. 163), the names of the following streets, highways, bridges, towns, parks and public building’s in the Philippines are hereby changed as hereunder indicated:

I. STREETS, ROADS AND BRIDGES

Streets

(City of Manila)

Old name with district New name
Albany (Diliman) Lucena
Allenby (San Juan) Tungkulin
Arkansas (Malate) Albay
Atlanta (Port Area) Vigan
Boston (Port Area) Balanga
(City of Manila)
Old name with district New name
Brixton Hill Ave. (Sta. Mesa) Nilad
Broadway (San Juan) Biak-na-Bato
Bying (San Juan) Kagandahan
California (Ermita) Ilocos
Cambridge (Diliman) Tacloban
Carolina (Malate) Bataan
Central Boulevard (Diliman) Banahaw
Chicago (Port Area) Makiling
Circumferential Road (Around
the City of Manila) Manila
Clemenceau (San Juan) Cotabato
Columbia (Diliman) Lanao
Craig (Sampaloc) Bagong Ayos
Dakota (Malate) Samar
Dart (Paco) Bayani
Detroit (Diliman) Surigao
Doherty (Pandacan) Soliman
East Avenue (Diliman) Silangan
Easy (San Juan) Dalisay
Pairview Avenue (San Juan) Sinukuan
Fisher Avenue (Pasay) Diego Silang
Florida (Ermita-Malate) Isabela
Foch Avenue (San Juan) Tiyaga
F. B. Harrison (Malate) Lakandola
Gen. Pershing (Mandaluyong) Lakas
Georgia (Malate) La Union
Governor Forbes (Sampaloc) Sampaguita
Governor Gilmore (San Juan) Tagumpay
Haig (Mandaluyong) Mithi
Harboard (San Juan) Diwa
Hilt (Pasay) Maginhawa
Hollywood Drive (San Juan) Bukang-Liwayway
Indiana (Malate) Pangasinan
Joffre (San Juan) Dansalan
Kansas (Paco-Singalong) Cagayan
King Albert (Mandaluyong) Pag-asa
Kitchener (Mandaluyong) Pagwawagi
Lancaster (San Juan) Lapu Lapu
Lawson (San Juan) Sipag
Liege (San Juan) Dumaguete
Lincoln Ave. (S. P. del Monte) Magat-Salamat
Main Avenue (Diliman) Pangulo
Marne (San Juan) Bacolod
Maryland (Diliman) Davao
Maude (San Juan) HagdangBato
McGregor (Quiapo) Watawat
Mercier (San Juan) Oroquieta
Miller Avenue (San Francisco
del Monte) Pasong-Tamo
Minnesota (Diliman) Leyte
Naushon (Pasay) Palanan
Nebraska (Ermita) Sorsogon
Nevada (Diliman) Zamboanga
New York (Diliman) Antique
North Avenue (Diliman) Hilaga
O’Donnell (Sta. Cruz) Dangal
(City of Manila)
Old name with district New name
Omaha (Port Area) Lingayen
Oregon (Paco) Tarlac
Pacific (San Francisco del Monte) Sulu
Palm Court (Pasay) Kawit
Park Avenue (Pasay) Barasoain
Pennsylvania (Ermita-Malate) Malolos
Petain (San Juan) Cebu
Pleasant Hill (San Juan) Silanganan
Prospect Grove (San Juan) Batong-Buhay
Quezon Boulevard (Quiapo) Mulawen
Rideout (San Juan) Zapote
Riverside Drive (San Juan) Maktan
Robert (Pasay) Pagtatapat
Roosevelt (San Juan) Dakila
Schuyler (San Juan) Kaibigan
Sea View Avenue (San Juan) Pintong Bato
Shaw Boulevard (Mandaluyong) Pasig
Smith (Paco) Yakal
Somme (San Juan) Iloilo
South Avenue (Diliman) Timog
Tacoma (Port Area) Cabanatuan
Tacoma (San Francisco del Monte) Palawan
Tole (Pasay) Kapayapaan
Tennessee (Malate) Mindoro
Verdun (San Juan) Tagbilaran
Vermont (Malate) Masbate
Virginia (Diliman) Misamis
Washington (Sarnpaloe) Mabuhay
West Avenue (Diliman) Kanluran
Williams (Pasay) Katarungan
Wilson (San Juan) Katuiran
Wright (Malate) Kawang-Gawa
(Iloilo City)
Calle Jones-Quezon Oton
Calle Lincoln Guimbal
Calle Scott Cabatuan
Calle Texas Capiz
General Hughes Jaro
(Cebu City)
Arlington Pond St Naga
Carlock St Mandaue
Garfield St Talisay
Jones Avenue Maktan
Lincoln St. Opon
(Bacolod City)
Smith St Silay
Taft St Binalbagan
Washington St Pulupandan
(Cavite City)
Resthaven Road Mabuhay
(Baguio City)
Old name New name
Brent Road Balatok
Brower Road Itogon
Country Club Cut-Off Toyangan
Demonstration Road Kadang
Ferguson Road Mankayan
Governor Pack Antamok
Happy Glen Loop Pawoi
Harrison St. Atok
Kneedler Road Makawiwili
Lake Drive Lobo
Leonard Wood Road Akupan
Major Mane Pugo
Military Cut-Off Kotkot
Navy Road Obudan
Outlook Drive Pulog
Sanitary Camp Road Palanas
Sheridan Drive Suyok
Session Road Mt. Data
South Drive Lusong
Wagner Lepanto
Worcester Navak
National Roads
Kennon Road Benguet Road
Sayre Highway Cagayan-Davao
Road Bridges
Gilbert Bridge Laoag
Quezon Bridge (Manila) Mulawen Bridge
Quezon Bridge (Marikina, Rizal) Padre Burgos
II. TOWNS, PUBLIC SITES (PLAZAS AND PARKS)
A. Towns
Adams, Ilocos Norte Diego Silang, Ilocos Norte
Allen, Samar Tanaman, Samar
Brooke’s Point, Palawan Dagohoy, Palawan
Concord, Samar Magtaon, Samar
Johnson, Agusan Lakandula, Agusan
Jones, Capiz Banton, Capiz
Jones, Isabela Cabanuangan, Isabela
New Washington, Capiz Lagatic, Capiz
Taft, Samar Tubig, Samar
Waloe, Agusan Lapu Lapu, Agusan
Wright, Samar Paranas, Samar
B. Plazas
Mehan Garden, Manila Jardin Botanico
Plaza Ferguson, Manila Plaza Simbahan
Plaza Lawton, Manila Plaza Burgos
Plaza McKinley, Manila Plaza Malaki
Plaza Willard, Manila Plaza Maliit
C. Parks  
Burnham Park, Baguio Baguio City Park
Forbes Park, Baguio Rafael Palma Park
Heights Place, Baguio Ignacio Villamor Place
Quezon Park, Tayabas Kamagon Park
Roosevelt Park, Baguio Juan Sumulong Park
Wright Park, Baguio Pardo de Tavera Park
III. SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL SITES
A- Schools Old name New name
Adams Elementary School, Adams, Ilocos Norte Diego Silang Elementary School, Diego Silang, Ilocos Norte
Allen Elementary School, Allen, Samar Tanaman Elementary School, Tanaman, Samar
Brooke’s Point Elementary School, Brooke’s Point, Palawan Dagohoy Elementary School, Dagohoy, Palawan
Concord Elementary School, Concord, Samar Magtaon Elementary School, Magtaon, Samar
Johnson Elementary School, Johnson, Agusan Lakandula Elementary School, Lakandula, Agusan
Jones Elementary School, Jones, Capiz Banton Elementary School, Banton, Capiz
Jones Farm School, Jones, Isabela Cabanuangan Farm School, Cabanuangan, Isabela
New Washington Elementary School, New Washington, Capiz Lagatic Elementary School, Lagatic, Capiz
Taft Elementary School, Taft, Samar Tubig Elementary School, Tubig, Samar
Waloe Elementary School, Waloe, Agusan Lapu Lapu Elementary School, Lapu Lapu, Agusan
Wright Elementary School, Wright, Samar Paranas Elementary School, Paranas, Samaria.
School Sites
Quezon Stadium, Batangas Batangas Stadium, Batangas
Regan Barracks, Albay Albay Provincial Park, Albay

Done in the City of Manila, Philippines, this 8th day of December, 1942.

(Sgd.) JORGE B. VARGAS
Chairman of the Executive Commission

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library