Barangay Urdaneta Makati

INTRODUCTION


The smallest barangay to complete Cluster 1 or Central Cluster is Barangay Urdaneta with a total land area of 0.7399 square kilometers.  It is one of the first centrally planned communities together with Forbes Park, San Lorenzo and Bel-Air which was established in the 1950s by the Ayala Family. Originally, Urdaneta and Bel-Air is form part of a single village called “Beldaneta”.
The barangay is bounded by the roads of EDSA, Ayala Avenue, Makati Avenue, and Buendia Avenue. Its bounding barangays are Bel-Air (north and west), San Lorenzo (south), and Forbes Park (east).
Its primary use is considered purely residential same with Barangay Dasmari├▒as. Its main revenue source comes from real property tax and internal revenue allotment. The Mandarin Oriental and the Peninsula Hotel the noticeable establishments in the area.


HISTORY


Barangay Urdaneta, a barangay belonging to District I is considered the smallest barangay of Makati City having a total land area of 73.7564 hectares and a population of 3,500.  It is bounded by EDSA, Makati Avenue and Ayala Avenue.  Originally, Urdaneta and Bel-Air were part of one village, called Beldaneta.
It was later subdivided into Bel-Air and Urdaneta.  The first known Barangay Captain is Mr. Rodolfo Samson with Mr. Antonio A. Yupangco serving as one of the kagawads.  Most of its income is derived from real property tax share, residence certificates, clearances, and internal revenue allotment shares.  Urdaneta Village through its association, its primary residential area, strictly prohibits commercial establishments within the village.  Most business establishments are found in the plaza, Ritz Towers, Gilarmi Apartment, Tuscany Condominium, Olympia Towers, Le’ Parc, Atrium Building, DBP Building, Metrobank Plaza, and One Roxas Triangle.  The hotels and restaurants within its jurisdiction include Mandarin Oriental and the Peninsula Hotel.

ECONOMIC PROFILE


Predominant Economic Activities
Hotels, restaurants, offices spaces, banks, and condominiums
Major Business Establishments
Ritz Towers, Gilarmi Apartment, Tuscany Condominium, Olympia Towers, Le’ Parc, Atrium Building, DBP Building, Metrobank Plaza, One Roxas Triangle.  The hotels and restaurants within its jurisdiction include Mandarin Oriental and The Peninsula Hotel

LOCATION AND PHYSICAL FEATURES


Barangay Boundaries
North: Bel-Air
South: San Lorenzo
East: EDSA
West: Bel-Air

Street Boundaries
North: Ayala creek going to Ayala Avenue
South: Ayala Avenue
East: EDSA
West: Makati Avenue

Physical Attributes
Total Land Area: 73.75 Hectares
Existing Land Use: Residential and Commercial

Content Credits


Makati Government

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