Conservation of the 19th-Century San Sebastian Basilica in Manila, Phase 2

This project supports the continuation of work begun under a previous Ambassadors Fund grant to document and stabilize the building.

An engineering marvel made of prefabricated and painted parts manufactured in Europe, San Sebastian is the only all-steel building in the Philippines and one of few all-steel churches in the world. [Photo credit: Ramon F. Velasquez]

Project Details

Location: Manila, Philippines, South-Eastern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): San Sebastian Basilica Conservation and Development Foundation, Inc. Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $350,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2016 Project Status: Completed
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