#TBT: Compañia Maritima or the Shamrock Hotel

AT WATER’S EDGE. This building was known as the Shamrock Hotel in the 1930s and was built on reclaimed land at water’s edge. (Lucy Urgello Miller collection, used with permission)

We know this building today to be Compañia Maritima, but in the 1930s it operated as the Shamrock Hotel. Built in 1910, this structure named the Fernandez Building had Shamrock at its sole occupant during the 1930s, said Lucy Urgello Miller in her book “Glimpses of Old Cebu: Images of the Colonial Era.” Compañia Maritima…