Streetscape in the Industrial Revolution

London in the 19th century (during the Industrial Revolution): “the public streets were the cheapest places to work in, for there were no rents or rates to pay nor heating or lighting and in many trades equipments required could be bought for a shilling or two..the street was more than a place of business…a place of entertainment as well.”

Interestingly, this is the landscape of Philippine streets today:

So might this mean the Philippines is undergoing Industrial Revolution?


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